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 2019; 39(2): 115~236
Review Articles
Cis-AB, the Blood Group of Many Faces, Is a Conundrum to the Novice Eye
Sejong Chun, M.D., Sooin Choi et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 115-120  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.115 PDF
Reducing Diagnostic Errors Worldwide Through Diagnostic Management Teams
Roberto Verna, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 121-124  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.121 PDF
Original Articles
T-Cell Receptor Rearrangements Determined Using Fragment Analysis in Patients With T-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Hyerim Kim, M.D., In-Suk Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 125-132  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.125 PDF
Increased Prevalence of Thalassemia in Young People in Korea: Impact of Increasing Immigration
Hyun-Ji Lee, M.D., Kyung-Hwa Shin et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 133-140  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.133 PDF
Development of a Novel Flow Cytometry-Based System for White Blood Cell Differential Counts: 10-color LeukoDiff
Dongjin Park, M.D., Jiyoung Chang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 141-149  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.141 PDF
Comparison of High Sensitivity and Conventional Flow Cytometry for Diagnosing Overt Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria and Detecting Minor Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Clones
Sang Hyuk Park, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 150-157  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.150 PDF
Impact of Community-Onset Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus on Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in a Central Korea Veterans Health Service Hospital
Eunsin Bae, M.D., Choon Kwan Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 158-166  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.158 PDF
Identification and Characterization of NDM-1-producing Hypervirulent (Hypermucoviscous) Klebsiella pneumoniae in China
Zhou Liu, M.D., Yi Gu et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 167-175  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.167 PDF
Comparative Evaluation Between the RealStar Pneumocystis jirovecii PCR Kit and the AmpliSens Pneumocystis jirovecii (carinii)-FRT PCR Kit for Detecting P. jirovecii in Non-HIV Immunocompromised Patients
Hee Jae Huh, M.D., Kyoung Ree Lim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 176-182  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.176 PDF
An Excel Macro for Determining Allelic and Sequence Types of Bacterial Clones in Multilocus Sequence Typing
Yu Jin Park, M.D., Min Hyuk Choi et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 183-189  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.183 PDF
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Anaerobic Bacterial Clinical Isolates From 2014 to 2016, Including Recently Named or Renamed Species
Jung-Hyun Byun, M.D., Myungsook Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 190-199  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.190 PDF
Brief Communications
Cluster Containing More Than 20 CD3-Positive Cells in Bone Marrow Biopsy Is a Candidate Prognostic Indicator in Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma, Not Otherwise Specified
Hyoeun Shim, M.D., Seongsoo Jang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 200-204  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.200 PDF
Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rates Show Minor but Significant Differences Between the Single and Subgroup Creatinine-Based Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration Equations
Sholhui Park, M.D. and Tae-Dong Jeong, M.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 205-208  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.205 PDF
Hemoglobin A1c Levels Are Slightly but Significantly Lower in Normoglycemic Subjects With the Hemoglobin E Phenotype
Busadee Pratumvinit, M.D., Kanit Reesukumal et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 209-213  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.209 PDF
Simultaneous Detection of Clostridioides difficile Glutamate Dehydrogenase and Toxin A/B: Comparison of the C. DIFF QUIK CHEK COMPLETE and RIDASCREEN Assays
In Young Yoo, M.D., Dong Joon Song et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 214-217  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.214 PDF
Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization in Korean Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Liver Cirrhosis
Hyun-Young Kim, M.D., Eun-Jung Cho et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 218-222  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.218 PDF
Letter to the Editor
Reconstructed Three-Dimensional Images and Parameters of Individual Erythrocytes Using Optical Diffraction Tomography Microscopy
Se-eun Koo, M.D., Seongsoo Jang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 223-226  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.223 PDF
Centromere Protein-F-like Pattern in a Patient With Rheumatoid Arthritis
Kyuhwa Hur, M.D., La-He Jearn et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 227-228  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.227 PDF
The First Case of Congenital Prekallikrein Deficiency in Korea With a Novel Pathogenic Variant (c.1198G>T)
Sohee Ryu, M.D., Ja-Yoon Gu et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 229-231  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.229 PDF
Advantages of Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization Using Buccal Swab DNA for Detecting Pallister-Killian Syndrome
Veronica Bertini, Ph.D., Simone Gana et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 232-234  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.232 PDF
Erratum
Novel 4-bp Intronic Deletion (c.1560+3_1560+6del) in LEMD3 in a Korean Patient With Osteopoikilosis
In Young Yoo, Ju-Sun Song, Chang-Seok Ki et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(2): 235-236  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.2.235 PDF