Recent Submissions

  • VZV in biopsy-positive and -negative giant cell arteritis: Analysis of 100+ temporal arteries 

    Gilden, Don; White, Teresa; Khmeleva, Nelly; Boyer, Philip J.; Nagel, Maria A. (2016-03)
    Objective: Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection may trigger the inflammatory cascade that characterizes giant cell arteritis (GCA). Methods: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded GCA-positive temporal artery (TA) biopsies ...
  • HIV Screening and Awareness Survey for Pregnant Women in a Remote Area in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China 

    Sun, Yuping; Hewan-Lowe, Karlene; Wu, Qiang; Yu, Jiang; Guo, Zhiqiu; Han, Yali; Fan, Yujiang; Qin, Xianfang; Xu, Ping; Bolatihan, Janati; Hoshaerbai, Mayinuer; Yuan, Luping; Hong, Heng (2011-11)
    Objective: The number of people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in China has increased in recent years. HIV screening for pregnant women was performed in a remote area in Xinjiang, as an effort to promote ...
  • Differentiation-dependent Requirement of Tsix long non-coding RNA in Imprinted X-chromosome Inactivation 

    Maclary, Emily; Buttigieg, Emily; Hinten, Michael; Gayen, Srimonta; Harris, Clair; Sarkar, Mrinal Kumar; Purushothaman, Sonya; Kalantry, Sundeep (2014-06)
    Imprinted X-inactivation is a paradigm of mammalian transgenerational epigenetic regulation resulting in silencing of genes on the paternally-inherited X-chromosome. The pre-programmed fate of the X-chromosomes is thought ...
  • Effects of robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy on surgical pathology specimens 

    Hong, Heng; Mel, Lin; Taylor, Jonathan; Wu, Qiang; Reeves, Hugh (2012)
    Background Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) has greatly changed clinical management of prostate cancer. It is important for pathologists and urologists to compare RALP with conventional open radical ...
  • EPG5-related Vici syndrome: a paradigm of neurodevelopmental disorders with defective autophagy 

    Byrne, Susan; Jansen, Lara; U-King-Im, Jean-Marie; Siddiqui, Ata; Lidov, Hart G. W.; Bodi, Istvan; Smith, Luke; Mein, Rachael; Cullup, Thomas; Dionisi-Vici, Carlo; Al-Gazali, Lihadh; Al-Owain, Mohammed; Bruwer, Zandre; Al Thihli, Khalid; El-Garhy, Rana; Flanigan, Kevin M.; Manickam, Kandamurugu; Zmuda, Erik; Banks, Wesley; Gershoni-Baruch, Ruth; Mandel, Hanna; Dagan, Efrat; Raas-Rothschild, Annick; Barash, Hila; Filloux, Francis; Creel, Donnell; Harris, Michael; Hamosh, Ada; Kölker, Stefan; Ebrahimi-Fakhari, Darius; Hoffmann, Georg F.; Manchester, David; Boyer, Philip J.; Manzur, Adnan Y.; Lourenco, Charles Marques; Pilz, Daniela T.; Kamath, Arveen; Prabhakar, Prab; Rao, Vamshi K.; Rogers, R. Curtis; Ryan, Monique M.; Brown, Natasha J.; McLean, Catriona A.; Said, Edith; Schara, Ulrike; Stein, Anja; Sewry, Caroline; Travan, Laura; Wijburg, Frits A.; Zenker, Martin; Mohammed, Shehla; Fanto, Manolis; Gautel, Mathias; Jungbluth, Heinz (2016-03)
    Vici syndrome is a progressive neurodevelopmental multisystem disorder due to recessive mutations in the key autophagy gene EPG5. We report genetic, clinical, neuroradiological, and neuropathological features of 50 children ...
  • Histological and immunohistochemical features of the spleen in persistent polyclonal B-cell lymphocytosis closely mimic splenic B-cell lymphoma 

    Sun, Ping; Juskevicius, Ridas (2012)
    Persistent polyclonal B-cell lymphocytosis (PPBL) is rare and intriguing hematological disorder predominantly reported in young to middle- aged smoking women. It is characterized by persistent moderate polyclonal B-cell ...
  • Unusual reticulin staining pattern in well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma 

    Hong, Heng; Patonay, Bryan; Finley, James (2011)
    Background Special stains, such as reticulin stain and CD34 immunostain, are very helpful in the diagnosis of well differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Most studies have shown that absent or decreased reticulin ...
  • Mediastinal neoplasms in patients with Graves disease: a possible link between sustained hyperthyroidism and thymic neoplasia? 

    Boyd, Jonathan D; Juskevicius, Ridas (2012)
    Background Anterior mediastinal masses are a rare but well documented finding in Graves disease. The vast majority of these lesions represents benign thymic hypertrophy and regress after treatment of the hyperthyroidism. ...
  • Pharmaceutically acceptable fixed-dried human blood platelets 

    Read, Marjorie S.; Reddick, Robert L.; Bode, Arthur P. (1999-11-30)
    Fixed-dried human blood platelets and processes for preparing the same are disclosed. The platelets, upon reconstitution; adhere to thrombogenic surfaces; do not adhere to non-thrombogenic surfaces; undergo shape change ...
  • Method for the microbial decontamination of blood platelets 

    Read, Marjorie S.; Bode, Arthur P.; Summarial, Louis J. (1999-04-06)
    A method for inactivating microbiological contaminants in a human blood platelet preparation is disclosed. The method comprises, first, providing blood platelets, particularly human blood platelets, suspected of being ...
  • Surgical aids containing pharmaceutically acceptable fixed-dried human blood platelets 

    Read, Marjorie S.; Reddick, Robert L.; BodeI, Arthur P. (1999-05-11)
    Fixed-dried human blood platelets and processes for preparing them are disclosed. The platelets, upon reconstitution: adhere to thrombogenic surfaces; do not adhere to non-thrombogenic surfaces; undergo shape change ...
  • Extended shelf life platelet preparations and process for preparing the same 

    Bode, Arthur P.; Heaton, William A.L.; Holme, Stein; Miller, David T. (1991-02-19)
    A first aspect of the present invention is a blood platelet preparation comprising blood platelets, an adenylate cyclase stimulator, a phosphodiesterase inhibitor, a thrombin inhibitor, and a plasmin inhibitor. A second ...
  • Fixed-dried red blood cells 

    Fischer, Thomas; Read, Marjorie; Bode, Arthur; Nichols, Timothy (2008-04-15)
    Fixed-dried red blood cells (RBCs), and processes for preparing the same are disclosed. The red blood cells, upon reconstitution with distilled water or appropriate buffer: bind oxygen with native affinities, have partial ...
  • Fixed dried red blood cells and method of use 

    Fischer, Thomas; Read, Marjorie; Bode, Arthur; Nichols, Timothy (2005-04-26)
    Fixed-dried red blood cells (RBCs), and processes for preparing the same are disclosed. The red blood cells, upon reconstitution with distilled water or appropriate buffer: bind oxygen with native affinities, have partial ...
  • Lymphocytic hypophysitis. 

    Magner, James A.; West, R. Lee (East Carolina University, 1994-05)
    LYMPHOCYTIC HYPOPHYSITIS is an unusual disorder that nearly exclusively affects women; fewer than 50 cases have been reported in the literature. The present case also is unusual because a normal computed tomographic (CT) ...
  • Capture of heat-killed Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette-Guérin by intelectin-1deposited on cell surfaces 

    Tsuji, Shoutaro; Yamashita, Makiko; Hoffman, Donald R.; Nishiyama, Akihito; Shinohara, Tsutomu; Ohtsu, Takashi; Shibata, Yoshimi (East Carolina University, 2009-05)
    Intelectin is an extracellular animal lectin found in chordata. Although human and mouse intelectin-1 recognize galactofuranosyl residues included in cell walls of various microorganisms, the physiological function of ...