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(3): 237~342
Original Articles
Accurate and Rapid Measurement of Glycated Hemoglobin Using HLC-723 G11 Variant Mode
Min-Seung Park, M.D., Kyunghoon Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 237-244  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.237 PDF
Analytical and Clinical Performance of the Nanopia Krebs von den Lungen 6 Assay in Korean Patients With Interstitial Lung Diseases
Eun-Jung Cho, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 245-251  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.245 PDF
Diagnostic Accuracy of the Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm in Clinical Practice at a Single Hospital in Korea
Haeil Park, M.D., Jae Eun Shin et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 252-262  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.252 PDF
Dried Blood Spot Multiplexed Steroid Profiling Using Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry in Korean Neonates
Rihwa Choi, M.D., Hyung-Doo Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 263-270  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.263 PDF
Small Red Blood Cell Fraction on the UF-1000i Urine Analyzer as a Screening Tool to Detect Dysmorphic Red Blood Cells for Diagnosing Glomerulonephritis
Hyunjung Kim, M.D., Young Ok Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 271-277  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.271 PDF
Comparison of Clinical Performance Between BacT/Alert Virtuo and BacT/Alert 3D Blood Culture Systems
Seong Chun Kim, M.D., Seungjun Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 278-283  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.278 PDF
Neopterin Levels and Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase Activity as Biomarkers of Immune System Activation and Childhood Allergic Diseases
Songül Ünüvar, Ph.D., Duygu Erge et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 284-290  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.284 PDF
Detection of Autoantibodies Against Nucleoporin p62 in Sera of Patients With Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Alicja Bauer , Ph.D. and Andrzej Habior, M.D.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 291-298  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.291 PDF
Original Articles
Chromosomal Microarray Analysis as a First-Tier Clinical Diagnostic Test in Patients With Developmental Delay/Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Multiple Congenital Anomalies: A Prospective Multicenter Study in Korea
Woori Jang, M.D., Yonggoo Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 299-310  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.299 PDF
Brief Communications
Reclassification of Acute Myeloid Leukemia According to the 2016 WHO Classification
Jin Jung, M.D., Byung-Sik Cho et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 311-316  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.311 PDF
Laboratory Diagnosis of Clostridium difficile Infection in Korea: The First National Survey
Hae-Sun Chung, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 317-321  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.317 PDF
Age-Specific Cutoffs of the Sysmex UF-1000i Automated Urine Analyzer for Rapid Screening of Urinary Tract Infections in Outpatients
Hyunji Kim, M.D., Hye Ryoun Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 322-326  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.322 PDF
Letter to the Editor
FLT3 Internal Tandem Duplication in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Is Readily Detectable in a Single Next-Generation Sequencing Assay Using the Pindel Algorithm
Borahm Kim, M.D., SooJeong Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 327-329  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.327 PDF
Association Between Prolonged Closure Time on the Platelet Function Analyzer-200 and Risk of Perioperative Blood Transfusion
Kibum Jeon, M.D., Jiwon Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 330-332  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.330 PDF
Comparison of Method Group Precision in Proficiency Testing of Clinical Chemistry Tests Before and After Two Major Changes: Reorganization of Proficiency Testing and Implementation of the Differential Benefit for the Quality of Laboratory Tests
Haeil Park , M.D. and Jongbo Cho, M.T.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 333-339  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.333 PDF
Septicemia Caused by Herbaspirillum huttiense Secondary to Pneumonia
Changseung Liu, M.D., Mi Jeong Kwon et al.
Ann Lab Med 2019; 39(3): 340-342  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2019.39.3.340 PDF