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(4): 343~420
Editorial
Expanded Impacts of Platelet Functions: Beyond Hemostasis and Thrombosis
Sun Young Cho , M.D. and Mina Hur , M.D.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 343-344  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.343 PDF
Review Article
The Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio as an Inflammatory Marker in Rheumatic Diseases
Armen Yuri Gasparyan, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 345-357  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.345 PDF
Original Articles
The Incidence and Immunophenotypic and Genetic Features of JL1 Expressing Cells and the Therapeutic Potential of an Anti-JL1 Antibody in De Novo Pediatric Acute Leukemias
Sang Hyuk Park, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 358-366  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.358 PDF
Molecular Epidemiology of Human Astrovirus in Stool Samples From Patients With Acute Gastroenteritis in Korea, 2013–2017
Jae-Seok Kim, M.D., Woon-Jeong Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 367-372  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.367 PDF
Development and Evaluation of an Immunoglobulin Y-Based ELISA for Measuring Prostate Specific Antigen in Human Serum
Agnieszka Łupicka-Słowik, Ph.D., Renata Grzywa et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 373-380  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.373 PDF
Comparison of Six Automated Immunoassays With Isotope-Diluted Liquid Chromatography–Tandem Mass Spectrometry for Total Thyroxine Measurement
Songlin Yu, M.D., Weiyan Zhou et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 381-387  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.381 PDF
Enumeration of CD34-positive Stem Cells Using the ADAMII Image-based Fluorescence Cell Counter
Haein Yu, B.S., Jaeeun Yoo et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 388-395  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.388 PDF
Brief Communication
Comparative Performance of the Reverse Algorithm Using Architect Syphilis TP Versus the Traditional Algorithm Using Rapid Plasma Reagin in Florida’s Public Health Testing Population
Yolanda R. Totten, B.S., M.T. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 396-399  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.396 PDF
Letter to the Editor
First Case of Cellular Cannibalism in Small-Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder Detected in Peripheral Blood
Hyein Kang, M.D., Do-Hoon Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 400-402  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.400 PDF
A Rare Case of Acute Myeloid Leukemia With SET-NUP214 Fusion and Massive Hyperdiploidy
In Hwa Jeong, M.D., Gyu Dae An et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 403-405  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.403 PDF
Multicenter Comparison of Four Automated Immunoassay Analyzers for Prostate Specific Antigen
Dong Jin Park, M.D., Yeongsic Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 406-410  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.406 PDF
A Multiplex Phytosterol Assay Utilizing Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry for Diagnosis of Inherited Lipid Storage Disorders
Joon Hee Lee, M.D., Kyunghoon Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 411-413  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.411 PDF
First Case in Korea of Group B Streptococcus With Reduced Penicillin Susceptibility Harboring Amino Acid Substitutions in Penicillin-Binding Protein 2X
Ahram Yi, M.D., Chang-Ki Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 414-416  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.414 PDF
Evaluating the Cumulative Impact of Ionizing Radiation Exposure With Diagnostic Genetics
Hai-Qiang Wang , M.D., Ph.D.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 417-418  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.417 PDF
Correspondence: Response to “Evaluating the Cumulative Impact of Ionizing Radiation Exposure With Diagnostic Genetics”
Mi-Ae Jang, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(4): 419-420  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.4.419 PDF