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(5): 349~437
Editorial
COVID-19 Testing in South Korea: Current Status and the Need for Faster Diagnostics
Young Jin Kim, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 349-350  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.349 PDF
Guideline
Guidelines for Laboratory Diagnosis of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Korea
Ki Ho Hong, M.D., Sang Won Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 351-360  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.351 PDF
Original Articles
Diagnostic Approach for Double-Hit and Triple-Hit Lymphoma Based on Immunophenotypic and Cytogenetic Characteristics of Bone Marrow Specimens
Heyjin Kim, M.D., Hee-Jin Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 361-369  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.361 PDF
Clonal Distribution of Clindamycin-Resistant Erythromycin-Susceptible (CRES) Streptococcus agalactiae in Korea Based on Whole Genome Sequences
Takashi Takahashi, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 370-381  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.370 PDF
Specific IgG and IgA Antibody Reactivities in Sera of Children by Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay and Comparison With Giardia duodenalis Diagnosis in Feces
Flávia Thamiris Figueiredo Pacheco, Ph.D., Silvia Souza de Carvalho et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 382-389  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.382 PDF
Cytokines, Angiogenesis, and Extracellular Matrix Degradation are Augmented by Oxidative Stress in Endometriosis
Amalesh Nanda, M.Pharm., Thangapandi K. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 390-397  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.390 PDF
Pre-Transplant Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Antibodies and Anti-Endothelial Cell Antibodies Predict Graft Function and Allograft Rejection in a Low-Risk Kidney Transplantation Setting
Shinae Yu, M.D., Hee Jae Huh et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 398-408  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.398 PDF
Brief Communication
Prevalence and Immunophenotypic Characteristics of Monoclonal B-Cell Lymphocytosis in Healthy Korean Individuals With Lymphocytosis
In Young Yoo, M.D., Sung Hoan Bang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 409-413  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.409 PDF
Letter to the Editor
Bone Marrow Gouty Tophi With Plasma Cell Myeloma
Hae In Bang, M.D., In Ho Choi et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 414-416  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.414 PDF
A Case of Preleukemic Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Following Chemotherapy and Autologous Transplantation for T-lymphoblastic Lymphoma
Hyunji Choi, M.D., Sung ran Cho et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 417-420  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.417 PDF
First Case of Bacteremia Caused by Coprobacillus catenaformis
Won Young Heo, M.D., Jong Kwon Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 421-423  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.421 PDF
False Positive Class II HLA Antibody Reaction Due to Antibodies Against Denatured HLA Might Differ Between Assays: One Lambda vs. Immucor
Borae G. Park, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 424-427  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.424 PDF
Serial Assays of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube and QuantiFERON-TB Gold-Plus in Subjects Exposed to Patients with Active Tuberculosis
Hee-Won Moon, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 428-430  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.428 PDF
Successful Desensitization by Post-Centrifugal Plasma Filtration in Two Highly Sensitized Heart and Lung Transplant Recipients
Hyun-Ji Lee, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 431-434  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.431 PDF
The First Korean Case of De Novo Proximal 4p Deletion Syndrome in a Child With Developmental Delay
Soyoung Park, M.D., Byung Ryul Jeon et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(5): 435-437  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.5.435 PDF