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SNP Antibiogram - Respiratory Pathogens 10-10-2011
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Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology - Respiratory Pathogens 2004 - 2010 comparison - Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis

ThinPrep One Solution 10-11-2011
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ThinPrep one solution.

Basal cell carcinoma 12-04-2013
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Basal cell carcinomas are common cutaneous tumours accounting for approximately 80% of all malignant lesions of the skin.

Guide to Inflammatory Bowel Disease 28-06-2013
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The term 'inflammatory bowel disease' (IBD) refers to two separate conditions that both cause chronic relapsing inflammation of the intestinal tract. These conditions are ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD). Although they produce differing patterns of inflammation, there is some overlap in the clinical symptoms and the serious consequences of these conditions.

Souvenirs your skin brings home 09-08-2013
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Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology presents some case studies from exotic places.

T & B cell gene rearrangement assays - an introduction 09-08-2013
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Immunological receptor rearrangements in B- or T- cells can be tested to provide information on the clonality of the cells within the sample; this can be helpful in the diagnosis of lymphocytic proliferations. In general terms, benign expansions of lymphocytes are usually polyclonal, whereas malignant conditions are most often monoclonal. This article briefly outlines the molecular basis of this type of assay, its clinical utility, and some of its limitations.

The Porphyrias 09-08-2013
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Porphyria is the term used to describe a group of disorders which can manifest as either skin symptoms (photosensitivity; bullous eruptions, especially on the hands), or neurological symptoms (abdominal pain, neuropathies etc.). Each type of porphyria is due to a deficiency of one of the eight intracellular enzymes, each acting in turn, needed to synthesise haeme.

Increasing the value of blood cultures 27-11-2014
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A blood culture is defined as culture of blood obtained from a single venipuncture, whether that blood is inoculated into one or more bottles. If more than one receptacle is inoculated with each venipuncture, this is referred to as a 'blood culture set'. This consists normally of an aerobic and anaerobic bottle.

Testing for Inherited Thrombophilia 27-11-2014
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Thrombophilia is a genetic tendency for thromboembolism to develop. The majority of inherited cases of thromboembolism are due to Factor V Leiden mutation and the prothrombin gene mutation. Other causes included Protein C deficiency, Protein S deficiency and Antithrombin deficiency.

Cutaneous Biopsies 28-11-2014
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Cutaneous disorders are among the most common conditions presented to primary care doctors. Many are easily identifiable and may be dealt with effectively without the need for cutaneous biopsy. Nevertheless, in many instances the diagnosis is not obvious on clinical grounds.
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