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Lab Medicine Resident Critical Reviews

Below are links to critical reviews on selected topics prepared by residents in the Department of Laboratory Medicine. Please note that the pdf files have been run through an OCR program, so it is possible to copy and paste text.

Date Title Author

October 1998

“Clinical Utility of DNA Based Testing for Parvovirus B19 Virus”

John P. Kunesh, M.D.

June 28, 1991

“Indications for and Efficacy of FFP: A Laboratory Study”

Karen L. Axelsson, M.D.

June 1991

“Human Papillomavirus: Manifestations And Diagnosis”

Karen L. Axelsson, M.D.

June 1, 1991

“DNA Cytometry of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma”

Mayumi Nakagawa, M.D., Ph.D.

January 16, 1990

“Evaluation Of The Bactec Plus 26 High Volume Resin Blood Culture Bottle”

Jonathan Musicant, M.D.

Spring 1990

“Clinical Indications For Measuring Endogenous Erythropoietin Levels”

Jonathan Musicant, M.D.

June 1990

“A Review of Contamination Rates and Antiseptic Methodologies with Prelimary Data on Using a New Pre-Venipuntutre Antiseptic Kit”

John E. Cronin, M.D., Ph.D.

Fall 1990

“Hepatitis C”

Steve NIshimura, M.D.

December 30, 1989

“The Clinical Indications for Cryoprecipitate Use”

Anthony Nasr, M.D.

September 1989

“Anticytoplasmic Antibodies and Wegener's Granulomatosis”

Cynthia Miller, M.D.

September 28, 1989

“Autologous Blood Usage at SFGH”

Beth St. Lezin, M.D.

September 27, 1989

“Chlamydia trachomatis in the Clinical Laboratory: An Evaluation of Detection Methods and Review of the UCSF Experience”

Anthony Nasr, M.D., Ph.D.

June 1989

“A Critical Review of Antithrombin III Assays”

Wendy Ward, M.D.

March 28, 1989

“EBV Serology And Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma”

Cynthia Miller, M.D.

March 1989

“Clinical Utility Of Special Stains For Micro-Organisms In Bone Marrow Biopsies”

Allen Mayer, M.D.

December 21, 1988

“Digoxin Immune FAB: Clinical Lab Perspective”

Beth St. Lezin, M.D.

December 1988

“Evaluation of Thyroid Function in Acute Psychiatric Admissions”

Alfred M. Yamamoto, M.D.

September 30, 1988

“Creatine Kinase Isoenzyme MB”

Wendy Ward, M.D.

June 1988

“Chronic Granulomatous Disease And The Nitroblue Tetrazolium (NBT) Test”

Allen Mayer, M.D., Ph.D.

June 1988

“Clinical Utility Of Plasma Protein C Measurement”

Janet Kallo, M.D.

May 25,1988


David Abis, M.D.

May 1988

“Criteria for the Use of Irradiated Blood Products”

E. Dayan Sandler, MD

May 1988

“Criteria for the Use of CMV Seronegative Blood”

E. Dayan Sandler, M.D.

December 1987

“EBV Serology and the Proposed Chronic Mononucleosis Syndrome”

Hugh E. Wilson, M.D.

October 1987

“Anti-Neutrophil Antibodies”

Melanie Adams, M.D.

June 1987

“Hemoglobin Electrophoresis In The Differential Diagnosis Of Hemoglobinopathies”

Lena Scherba-Krugliak, M.D.

May 1987

“Glycosylated Hemoglobin and Diabetes mellitus”

Timothy R. Hamill, M.D.

January 1987

“Critical Review Of Dimertest Latex Assay”

Elaine Engman, M.D.

December 1986

“D Dimer Assay”

Hugh Wilson, M.D.

July 1986

“Two RIA Tests for the Diagnosis of Hepatitis A”

T. R. Hamill, M.D.

January 1986

“Detection of Histoplasma capsulatum in the Peripheral Blood of an AIDS Patient”

Doug Kahn, M.D.

June 1985

“Detection of Histoplasma capsulatum in the Peripheral Blood”

Doug Kahn, M.D.

June 1985

“Anti-Ro (SSA) Antibody in Pregnancy”

Valerie Ng, M.D., Ph.D

June 1985

“The Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR)”

Keith Duncan, M.D.

April 1985

“Epstein-Barr Virus Serology”

Don Jacobs, M.D.

March 1985

“Cerebrospinal Fluid Protein Determination”

Ross M. Stein, M.D.

March 1985

“Enzyme Immunoassay for HTLV-III Antibody”

Ross M. Stein, M.D.

March 1985

“Diagnostic Testing in Cushing's Syndrome: Reassessment of 17-hydroxycorticosteroid and 17-ketosteroid Measurements”

Keith Duncan, M.D.

January 1985

“Indirect Immunofluorescence (IFA) for Lyme Disease”

Doug Kahn, M.D.

January 1985

“Anti-A Antibody”

Valerie Ng, M.D., Ph.D.

January 1985


Anthony J. Barletta, M.D.

December 1984

“Enzyme Linked Antiglobulin Test”

Marty Hales, M.D.

December 1984

“Evaluation of the Peripheral Smear for Malaria”

Robert Roth, M.D.

December 1984


Don Jacobs, MD

February 1, 1984

“Folate And Alcoholism”

C. Diana Nicoll, M.D., Ph.D.

Unknown (7/1/90 - 6/30/91)

“Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Clostridium difficile Toxin Associated Colitis”

Gary Mockli, M.D.

Unknown (1987-1991)

“Comparison of the Usefulness and Costs of Bcr-Abl Analysis Versus Chromosome Analysis”

Gary Mockli, M.D.

Unknown (7/1/90 - 6/30/91)

“Heterozygote Screening In Tay-Sachs Disease”

Gary Mockli, M.D.

Unknown (1988-1989)

“HIV Inactivating Procedures in Blood Products”

Lena Scherba-Krugliak, M.D.

Unknown (1988-1989)

“Hybridization Assay for Mycobacteria”

Allen Mayer, MD

Unknown (1986-1989)

“Evaluation of blood filters for the exclusion of leukocytes from red cell transfusions”

Richard E Davis, M.D.

Unknown (1986-1987)

“Evaluation of the Use of Oligoclonal Bands in the Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis at Moffitt Hospital”

Gary Mockli, M.D.

Unknown (1986-1987)

“Test Evaluation: Acid-Fast Stains (AFB Stains)”

Steve Gerard, M.D.

Unknown (1985-1988)

“Fetal Lung Maturity Testing”

T.R. Hamill, M.D.

Unknown (1983-1985)

“Immunological Assay of CKMB”

Sara Bodner, M.D.

Unknown (1983-1984)

“Glycosylated hemoglobin: methodological considerations”

Jeffrey L. Curtis, M.D.

Unknown (1982-1984)

“Test Evaluation: Acid elution test for fetal hemoblogin (Kleihaurer-Betke test, fetal cells test)”

Rae A. Joselson, M.D.

Unknown (1982-1984)

“Direct Immunofluorescence Antibody Staining (DFA) for Legionella bacteria”

Rae A. Joselson, M.D.

Unknown (1981-985)

“Chymopapain Sensitivity Test (Serum)”

Don Jacobs, M.D.

Unknown (1981-985)

“Euglobin Lysis Time”

Don Jacobs, M.D.

Unknown (1983-1984)


Scott Peterson, M.D.

Unknown (1982-1984)

“Detection of bacterial antigens by counterimmunoelectrophoresis (CIE)”

Sherry Woodhouse, M.D.

Unknown (1982-1984)

“Hemoglobin F (fetal hemoglobin)”

Sherry Woodhouse, M.D.

Unknown (7/82-6/84)

“Immunofixation electrophoresis (IFE)”

Rhoda Noall, M.D.


“Disseminated Histoplasmosis and the Urinary Histoplasmosis Antigen”

David Gallagher, M.D.


“Hemoglobin Electrophoresis”

Pete Rainey, M.D., Ph.D.

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