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 2017; 37(6): 465~565
Review Articles
Diagnostics and Prognostication of Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Gina Zini, M.D.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 465-474   PDF
Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry in Clinical Microbiology: What Are the Current Issues?
Alex van Belkum, Ph.D., Martin Welker et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 475-483   PDF
Original Articles
Benefits of Thromboelastography and Thrombin Generation Assay for Bleeding Prediction in Patients With Thrombocytopenia or Hematologic Malignancies
Seon Young Kim, M.D., Ja Yoon Gu et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 484-493   PDF
Performance Evaluation of the PowerChek MERS (upE & ORF1a) Real-Time PCR Kit for the Detection of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus RNA
Hee Jae Huh, M.D., Ji-Youn Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 494-498   PDF
Multicenter Evaluation of an Image Analysis Device (APAS): Comparison Between Digital Image and Traditional Plate Reading Using Urine Cultures
John Glasson, M.S., Rhys Hill et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 499-504   PDF
Utility of a Direct 16S rDNA PCR and Sequencing for Etiological Diagnosis of Infective Endocarditis
Min-Sun Kim, M.D., Jeonghyun Chang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 505-510   PDF
Comparison of Traditional and Reverse Syphilis Screening Algorithms in Medical Health Checkups
Eun-Hee Nah, M.D.¹, Seon Cho et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 511-515   PDF
A Unique Mutational Spectrum of MLC1 in Korean Patients With Megalencephalic Leukoencephalopathy With Subcortical Cysts: p.Ala275Asp Founder Mutation and Maternal Uniparental Disomy of Chromosome 22
Sun Ah Choi, M.D., Soo Yeon Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 516-521   PDF
Brief Communications
Evaluation of the Triage TOX Drug Screen Assay for Detection of 11 Drugs of Abuse and Therapeutic Drugs
Hae In Bang, M.D., Mi-Ae Jang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 522-525   PDF
Clinical Usefulness of Human Epididymis Protein 4 in Lung Cancer
Soo In Choi, M.D., Mi-Ae Jang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 526-530   PDF
Brief Communications
Comparison of a New Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry Platform, ASTA MicroIDSys, With Bruker Biotyper for Species Identification
Yangsoon Lee, M.D., Ji Yeon Sung et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 531-535   PDF
Identification of the PROM1 Mutation p.R373C in a Korean Patient With Autosomal Dominant Stargardt-like Macular Dystrophy
Jong Min Kim, M.D., Chung Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 536-539   PDF
Case Report
Novel 4-bp Intronic Deletion (c.1560+3_1560+6del) in LEMD3 in a Korean Patient With Osteopoikilosis
In Young Yoo, M.D., Ju-Sun Song et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 540-543   PDF
Letter to the Editor
A Case of Primary Bone Marrow Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma Presenting With Fibrillar Projections and Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
Min-Sun Kim, M.D., Young-Uk Cho et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 544-546   PDF
Highly Aggressive de novo Aleukemic Variant of Mast Cell Leukemia Without KIT D816V Mutation
Myung Chul Suh, M.D., Ji Yeon Ham et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 547-549   PDF
Lipoprotein X Detected in a Case of Hypercholesterolemia Associated With Chronic Cholangiohepatitis
Jihye Ha, M.D., Sang-Guk Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 550-552   PDF
Performance of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Time-of-Fight Mass Spectrometry for Rapid Discrimination of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): First Report of a Relation Between Protein Peaks and MRSA spa Type
Soon Sung Kwon, M.D., Sung Kuk Hong et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 553-555   PDF
First Case of Echinocandin-Resistant Candida albicans in Korea
Min-Seung Park, M.D., Jong Eun Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 556-558   PDF
A Case of Antley-Bixler Syndrome With a Novel Likely Pathogenic Variant (c.529G>C) in the POR Gene
Jongwon Oh, M.D., Ju-Sun Song et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 559-562   PDF
Phenotype of a Patient With a 1p36.11-p35.3 Interstitial Deletion Encompassing the AHDC1
Hae-Yeon Park, M.D., Myungshin Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(6): 563-565   PDF