The goal of the LAST project was to have clear, comparable and reproducible communication of diagnosis between and among pathologists and clinicians.
Health officials across the northwest are trying to figure out why they see a sizeable increase in the number of gonorrhea cases recently. Overall, the state reported a 34% increase in gonorrhea cases in a year’s time.
Trichomonas is a genus of protozoans that are parasites of vertebrates. Parasites live in their infected host, co-opt its resources, and cause disease.
In the correct clinical setting, positivity for CD4, CD56, CD123, and TCL-1 in a morphologically blastoid population supports the diagnosis of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm.
The most common reason for a negative Pap test with a positive HPV result is that the patient has an HPV infection, but the infection is not causing any cellular abnormalities.
The response to certain drug regimens in patients with non-small cell carcinoma (NSCLC) with adenocarcinoma is different from squamous cell carcinoma patient response.
Candida is always present in and on the body in small amounts; however, Candida can multiply when an imbalance occurs, such as when normal acidity of the vagina is altered or when hormonal balance changes.
The number of HPV-related oropharyngeal carcinomas is on the rise according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2009; however, we still don’t have an accepted screening protocol in place to address the situation.
Recommendations for setting the appropriate margins when excising melanoma in situ (MIS) lesions are being revisited.
In our world of rapidly evolving technology, does molecular testing for infectious disease offer value? If there is a current practice or test that detects disease and helps administer good care to patients, is there reason to readily adopt a new approach?