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(3): 195~296
Original Articles
Dysregulation of Telomere Lengths and Telomerase Activity in Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Hee Sue Park, M.D., Jungeun Choi et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 195-203   PDF
Thromboelastographic Evaluation of Coagulation in Patients With Liver Disease
Kyung-Hwa Shin, M.D., In-Suk Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 204-212   PDF
Effect of Accreditation on Accuracy of Diagnostic Tests in Medical Laboratories
Mi-Ae Jang, M.D., Young Ahn Yoon et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 213-222   PDF
Comparison of the Bruker Biotyper and VITEK MS Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry Systems Using a Formic Acid Extraction Method to Identify Common and Uncommon Yeast Isolates
Hyun-Seung Lee, M.D., Jong Hee Shin et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 223-230   PDF
Increasing Resistance to Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporins, Fluoroquinolone, and Carbapenem in Gram-Negative Bacilli and the Emergence of Carbapenem Non-Susceptibility in Klebsiella pneumoniae: Analysis of Korean Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (KARMS) Data From 2013 to 2015
Dokyun Kim, M.D., Ji Young Ahn et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 231-239   PDF
Performance of an Automated Fluorescence Antinuclear Antibody Image Analyzer
In Young Yoo, M.D., Jong Won Oh et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 240-247   PDF
Comparison of the QIAGEN artus HBV QS-RGQ Assay With the Roche COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HBV Assay for Quantifying Viral DNA in Sera of Chronic Hepatitis B Patients
Mi-Soon Han, M.D., Yongjung Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 248-253   PDF
Effects of Neutralization by Soluble ABH Antigens Produced by Transplanted Kidneys From ABO-Incompatible Secretor Donors
Jieun Kim, M.D., Sinyoung Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 254-260   PDF
Novel SLC37A4 Mutations in Korean Patients With Glycogen Storage Disease Ib
Rihwa Choi, M.D., Hyung-Doo Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 261-266   PDF
Brief Communications
Comparison of Luminex NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel and xTAG Respiratory Viral Panel FAST Version 2 for the Detection of Respiratory Viruses
Chun Kiat Lee, M.S., Hong Kai Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 267-271   PDF
Laboratory Identification of Leptotrichia Species Isolated From Bacteremia Patients at a Single Institution
Eun Hye Cho, M.D., Kyung Sun Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 272-276   PDF
Clinical Usefulness of Monitoring Cytomegalovirus-Specific Immunity by Quantiferon-CMV in Pediatric Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Recipients
Sae-Mi Lee, M.D., Yae-Jean Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 277-281   PDF
Letter to the Editor
The First Case of Therapy-Related Myelomastocytic Leukemia Based on the WHO 2008 Classification and the Recently Proposed Diagnostic Criteria
Won-Kyu Choi, M.D., Young-Uk Cho et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 282-284   PDF
NUP98 Rearrangement in Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia With t(11;19)(p15;p12): The First Case Report Worldwide
Hyeon-Ho Lim, M.D., Gyu-Dae An et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 285-287   PDF
Vancomycin Resistance due to vanA Gene Expression in an Aerococcus viridans Isolate: First Case in Korea
Kwangjin Ahn, M.D., Gyu Yel Hwang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 288-289   PDF
Two Cases of Antibody-Mediated Rejection Following Kidney Transplantation due to HLA-DQB1 Allele-Specific and DQ Alpha Protein-Specific HLA Antibodies
Seung Hwan Song, M.D., Borae G. Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 290-292   PDF
A Puzzling “Switch” in Blood Type Following Blood Transfusion
Luiza Akria, M.D., Judith Chezar et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 293-295   PDF
Erratum
Detection of First-Line Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Mutations by Allele-Specific Primer Extension on a Microsphere-Based Platform
Seung Heon Lee, Hee Baeg Choi, Sung Yul Yu et al.
Ann Lab Med 2017; 37(3): 296-296   PDF