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(1): 1~94
Original Articles
JL1 Antigen Expression on Bone Marrow Lymphoma Cells from Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Min-Sun Kim, M.D., Chan-Jeoung Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 1-6  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.1 PDF
Performance of Copeptin for Early Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction in an Emergency Department Setting
Ji Hun Jeong, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 7-14  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.7 PDF
Development of Tigecycline Resistance in Carbapenemase-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Sequence Type 147 via AcrAB Overproduction Mediated by Replacement of the ramA Promoter
Eun-Jeong Yoon, R.Ph., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 15-20  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.15 PDF
Adjustment of Modified Carbapenem Inactivation Method Conditions for Rapid Detection of Carbapenemase-Producing Acinetobacter baumannii
Thao Nguyen Vu, B.Sc., Jung-Hyun Byun et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 21-26  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.21 PDF
A Novel Mismatched PCR-Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Assay for Rapid Detection of gyrA and parC Mutations Associated With Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii
Naoki Kakuta, M.D., Ryuichi Nakano et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 27-32  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.27 PDF
Performance Evaluation of a New Automated Chemiluminescent Immunoanalyzer-Based Interferon-Gamma Releasing Assay AdvanSure I3 in Comparison With the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In‑Tube Assay
Jin Ju Kim, M.D., Younhee Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 33-39  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.33 PDF
Clinical Usefulness of Cancer Antigen (CA) 125, Human Epididymis 4, and CA72-4 Levels and Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm Values for Diagnosing Ovarian Tumors in Korean Patients With and Without Endometriosis
Kyung-Hwa Shin, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 40-47  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.40 PDF
Human B1 Cells are the Main Blood Group A-Specific B Cells That Have a Moderate Correlation With Anti-A Antibody Titer
Yixuan Xu, M.D., Jae-Ghi Lee et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 48-56  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.48 PDF
Brief Communications
Linezolid Resistance in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Korea: High Rate of False Resistance to Linezolid by the VITEK 2 System
In Young Yoo, M.D., On-Kyun Kang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 57-62  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.57 PDF
Brief Communications
Comparison of 16S Ribosomal RNA Targeted Sequencing and Culture for Bacterial Identification in Normally Sterile Body Fluid Samples: Report of a 10-Year Clinical Laboratory Review
In Young Yoo, M.D., On-Kyun Kang et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 63-67  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.63 PDF
Evaluating Diagnostic Tests for Helicobacter pylori Infection Without a Reference Standard: Use of Latent Class Analysis
Dong Wook Jekarl, M.D., Hyunyu Choi et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 68-71  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.68 PDF
Performance Evaluation of the QXDx BCR-ABL %IS Droplet Digital PCR Assay
Hee-Jung Chung, M.D., Mina Hur et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 72-75  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.72 PDF
Letter to the Editor
First Case of Double T-Cell Receptor Alpha/Delta Rearrangements of t(11;14) and inv(14) and Subsequent JAK2 Rearrangement in a Patient With T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Chang Ahn Seol, M.D., Ph.D. et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 76-79  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.76 PDF
The First Korean Case of Epstein-Barr Virus-positive Natural Killer/T-cell Lymphoma That Progressed From Severe Mosquito Bite Allergy, With Coexistence of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
Seunghoo Lee, M.D., Chan-Jeoung Park et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 80-83  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.80 PDF
Five Korean Cases of Respiratory Tract Infection by Filamentous Basidiomycetes
Jong-Mi Lee, M.D., Eunhee Han et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 84-87  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.84 PDF
Relationship of Circulating Cytomegalovirus Levels Obtained Through Antigenemia Testing and Quantitative PCR Differs Between Children and Adults
Sooin Choi, M.D., Yae-Jean Kim et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 88-91  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.88 PDF
Laboratory Investigation of the 900-km Lapland Extreme Challenge
Elisabetta Stenner, B.Sc., Luca Giovannella et al.
Ann Lab Med 2020; 40(1): 92-94  https://doi.org/10.3343/alm.2020.40.1.92 PDF