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  NewsPath® Archives – 2011

 

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NewsPath® is a series of individual articles, written by pathologists, that address concerns clinicians have about laboratory testing. The College encourages pathologists to share these articles with their clinicians, increasing the visibility and understanding of pathologists’ services. New individual NewsPath articles are posted monthly. Learn more.

 

December 2011

Benzodiazepines: Laboratory Detection Challenges
Cassie L. Boggs, MD
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November 2011

Point of Care Testing for Creatinine Measurement: Proceed with Educated Caution
Angela N. Bartley, MD, PhD
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October 2011

Biochemical Measurement Aberrations in Extreme Leukocytosis
Ross A. Miller, MD
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Special Edition

The Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsies in Skin Cancer
John H. Irlam, DO
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September 2011

Evaluation of Cutaneous T Cell Lymphomas with Molecular Techniques
Rick S. Bains, DO
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Special Edition

Xenotropic Murine Leukemia Virus-related Virus (XMRV): An Update on Infectious Disease Transmission by Transfusion of Blood Products
Matthew S. Karafin, MD
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August 2011

Challenges in Interpretation of Postmortem Drug Levels
Daniel S. Atherton, MD
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July 2011

Recent Changes to Syphilis Screening Algorithms
Suzanne Tucker, MD, and Josh A. Hanson, MD
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June 2011

Parentage Testing Used to Solve Difficult Crimes
Colin C. Pritchard MD, PhD
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May 2011

Platelet Refractoriness
Kyle M. Annen, DO
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April 2011

Pancreatic Cancer and New Onset Diabetes: An Early Indication of Disease?
Linda J. Szymanski, DO
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Special Edition

New CAP/ASCO Recommendations for ER/PgR and HER2 Testing in Breast Cancer
Julie Katz Karp, MD
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March 2011

Extracorporeal Photopheresis in the Treatment of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma
Alan Siroy, MD, MPH
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February 2011

Bacterial Antigen Testing: The Good, the Not-so-Bad,
and the Ugly

Christina Wojewoda, MD
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January 2011

High-Risk Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer
Nicole D. Riddle, MD
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