Annals of Laboratory Medicine
Annals of Laboratory Medicine (http://www.annlabmed.org) is published by 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 2020; 40(3): 193~283
Original Articles
Clinical, Laboratory, and Bone Marrow Findings of 31 Patients With Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
Ari Ahn, M.D., Chan-Jeoung Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 193-200  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.193 PDF
Clinical Application of Overlapping Confidence Intervals for Monitoring Changes in Serial Clinical Chemistry Test Results
Jooyoung Cho, M.D., Ph.D.. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 201-208  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.201 PDF
Evaluation of Xpert Carba-R Assay v.2 to Detect Carbapenemase Genes in Two Hospitals in Korea
Jung-Hyun Byun, M.D., Young Ah Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 209-215  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.209 PDF
Development and Validation of a Novel Warfarin Dosing Algorithm for Korean Patients With VKORC1 1173C
Eun Hye Cho, M.D., Kyunghoon Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 216-223  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.216 PDF
A Novel Heterozygous Missense Variant (c.667G>T;p.Gly223Cys) in USH1C That Interferes With Cadherin-Related 23 and Harmonin Interaction Causes Autosomal Dominant Nonsyndromic Hearing Loss
Ju Sun Song, M.D., Amel Bahloul et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 224-231  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.224 PDF
Genetic Counseling Status and Perspectives Based on a 2018 Professional Survey in Korea
Jieun Kim, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 232-237  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.232 PDF
Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Asymptomatic Pyuria in Chronic Kidney Disease
Young Eun Kwon, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 238-244  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.238 PDF
Reporting Quality of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies in Laboratory Medicine: Adherence to Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies (STARD) 2015
Mi-Ae Jang, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 245-252  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.245 PDF
Brief Communications
Isolation of Small Extracellular Vesicles From Human Serum Using a Combination of Ultracentrifugation With Polymer-Based Precipitation
Kyung Ju Ryu, Ph.D., Ji Young Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 253-258  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.253 PDF
Rapid Identification of OXA-48-like, KPC, NDM, and VIM Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae From Culture: Evaluation of the RESIST-4 O.K.N.V. Multiplex Lateral Flow Assay
Wonkeun Song, M.D., Min-Jeong Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 259-263  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.259 PDF
Letter to the Editor
The First Korean Case of High-Molecular-Weight Kininogen Deficiency, With a Novel Variant, c.488delG, in the KNG1 Gene
Dajeong Jeong, M.D., Ja-Yoon Goo et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 264-266  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.264 PDF
Co-existence of VIM-2-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and KPC-2 and OXA-232-co-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in the United States
Elizabeth Palavecino, M.D., Kacy Ramirez et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 267-269  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.267 PDF
First Two Cases of Infected Aortic Aneurysm Caused by Non-Vaccine Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 23A
Risako Kakuta, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 270-273  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.270 PDF
Comparison of Biotin Interference in Second- and Third-Generation Roche Free Thyroxine Immunoassays
Jungim Choi, M.D. and Seung Gyu Yun, M.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 274-276  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.274 PDF
De Novo Pure Trisomy 20p: Report of a Novel Case of a Marker Chromosome and Literature Review
Jungim Choi, M.D., Soo-Young Yoon et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 277-280  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.277 PDF
Genetic Spectrum of UGT1A1 in Korean Patients with Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia
Jin Ju Kim, M.D., Joowon Oh et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(3): 281-283  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.3.281 PDF