Annals of Laboratory Medicine
Annals of Laboratory Medicine (http://www.annlabmed.org) is published by the Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine (http://www.kslm.org/eng/). This journal publishes Original Articles, Case Reports, Brief Communications, Letters to the Editor, Review, Editorials, Corrections, and Correspondence about new and important subjects of laboratory medicine related to the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are scientific, original, ethical and academically significant.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 85~188
Original Articles
Multi-center Performance Evaluations of Tacrolimus and Cyclosporine Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassays in the Asia-Pacific Region
Xuzhen Qin, M.D., Jianzhong Rui et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 85-94   PDF
Evaluation of sFlt-1/PlGF Ratio for Predicting and Improving Clinical Management of Pre-eclampsia: Experience in a Specialized Perinatal Care Center
Hélène Caillon, Ph.D., Cécile Tardif et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 95-101   PDF
Increasing Incidence of Listeriosis and Infection-associated Clinical Outcomes
Min Hyuk Choi, M.D., Yu Jin Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 102-109   PDF
Utility of Conventional Culture and MALDI-TOF MS for Identification of Microbial Communities in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid in Comparison with the GS Junior Next Generation Sequencing System
Ji Yeon Sung, M.D., Younjee Hwang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 110-118   PDF
Comparative Evaluation of the Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Detecting Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Chang-Ki Kim, M.D., Eun A Cho et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 119-124   PDF
Serum Cytokine Profile in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyposis Infected by Aspergillus flavus
Gargi Rai, M.Sc., Mohammad Ahmad Ansari et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 125-131   PDF
Clinical and Cytogenetic Profiles of Rhabdomyosarcoma with Bone Marrow Involvement in Korean Children: A 15-Year Single-Institution Experience
Dong-Hyun Lee, M.D., Chan-Jeoung Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 132-138   PDF
Comparison of Four Human Papillomavirus Genotyping Methods: Next-generation Sequencing, INNO-LiPA, Electrochemical DNA Chip, and Nested-PCR
Pornjarim Nilyanimit, M.S., Jira Chansaenroj et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 139-146   PDF
Clinical Implications of Quantitative JAK2 V617F Analysis using Droplet Digital PCR in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Eunyoung Lee, M.D., Kyoung Joo Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 147-154   PDF
Original Articles
Prevalence of blaZ Gene and Performance of Phenotypic Tests to Detect Penicillinase in Staphylococcus aureus Isolates from Japan
Yoshiko Takayama, M.T., Takashi Tanaka et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 155-159   PDF
Brief Communication
Clinicopathological Characteristics of Hyperdiploidy with High-Risk Cytogenetics in Multiple Myeloma
Naery Yang, M.D., Yeung Chul Mun et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 160-164   PDF
Letter to the Editor
Incidental Identification of Plasmodium vivax During Routine Complete Blood Count Analysis Using the UniCel DxH 800
Soyoung Shin, M.D., Sun Hee Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 165-168   PDF
A Novel e8a2BCR-ABL1 Fusion Transcript without Insertion Sequence in a Patient with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Caibao Jin, M.D., Xiaojian Zhu et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 169-171   PDF
Bone Marrow Involvement of Epstein-Barr Virus-Positive Large B-Cell Lymphoma in a Patient with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma
Taegeun Lee, M.D., Borae G. Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 172-175   PDF
Correlation of Aminoglycoside Consumption and Amikacin- or Gentamicin-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Long-Term Nationwide Analysis: Is Antibiotic Cycling an Effective Policy for Reducing Antimicrobial Resistance?
Young Ah Kim, M.D., Yoon Soo Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 176-178   PDF
Abrupt Increase in Rate of Imipenem Resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii Complex Strains Isolated from General Hospitals in Korea and Correlation With Carbapenem Administration During 2002–2013
Young Ah Kim, M.D., Yoon Soo Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 179-181   PDF
Catheter-related Bloodstream Infection due to Lodderomyces elongisporus in a Patient with Lung Cancer
Hye-Young Lee, M.D., Soo Jung Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 182-184   PDF
Congenital Analbuminemia in Unrelated Algerian and Turkish Families is Caused by the Same Molecular Defect in the Albumin Gene
Gianluca Caridi, B.Sc., Abdelbasset Maout et al.
Ann Lab Med 2018; 38(2): 185-188   PDF