Issue No 09+10/2011

Vitamin D Update in Berlin, April 9, 2011

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES: Cryoprotectant-Free Vitrification of Human Spermatozoa in Large (to 0.5 mL) Volume: Novel Technology

by V. Isaschenko, R. Maettner, A. M. Petrunkina, P. Mallmann, G. Rahimi, K. Sterzik, R. Sanchez, J. Risopatron, I. Damjanoski, E. Isaschenko
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Birthweight and Fetal Glycosylated Hemoglobin at Birth in Newborns Carrying the GLUT1 XbaI Gene Polymorphism

by Berthold Hocher, Dirk Heimerl, Torsten Slowinski, Michael Godes, Horst Halle, Friedrich Priem, Thiemo Pfab
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Lipoprotein Associated Phospholipase A2 Concentration Predicts Total and Cardiovascular Mortality Independently of Established Risk Factors (The Ludwigshafen Risk and Cardiovascular Health Study)

by Marcus E Kleber, Karl Winkler, Robert L. Wolfert, Graciela Delgado de Moissl, Tanja B Grammer, Simone Dietz, Bernhard R Winkelmann, Bernhard O Boehm, Winfried März
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Alpha-1-Fetoprotein (AFP): International Proficiency Study With Different Test Systems

by G.M. Oremek, A. Oertl, T. Bertsch, N. Bewarder, V. Bürger, R. Dannenberg, L. Dibbelt, A. Gerstmeyer, G. Grunow, A. Irmer-Vorpeil, R. Klapdor, M. Klemm, G. Kregel, A. Lerahn, St. Marivoet, J. Misianik, V. Ortin, V. Peeters, B. Röder, I. Schauer, A. Schneider, A.M. Schweiger, D. Seefried, D. Straetmans, A. Trommer, A. Weinhold
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Evaluation of Zinc, Copper and Iron in Biological Samples (Scalp Hair, Blood and Urine) of Tuberculosis and Diarrhea Male Human Immunodeficiency Virus Patients

by Hassan Imran Afridi, Tasneem Gul Kazi, Naveed Kazi, Ghulam Abbas Kandhro, Jameel Ahmed Baig, Abdul Qadir Shah, Sumaira Khan, Nida Fatima Kolachi, Sham Kumar Wadhwa, Faheem Shah
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G1359A Polymorphism in the Cannabinoid Receptor-1 Gene is Associated with Coronary Artery Disease in the Chinese Han Population

by Rui Liu, MD; Yanjun Zhang
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IgA Anti-Tissue Transglutaminase Antibodies, First Line in the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

by Gabriel Samaşca, Mihaela Iancu, Dorin Farcă, Angela Butnariu, Tudor Pop, Alexandru Pîrvan, Mariana Andreica, Nicolae Miu, Victor Cristea, Doru Dejica
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Increased Expression of CD11a and CD45 on Leukocytes and Decreased TNF-α Serum Levels in Patients with Isolated Coronary Artery Ectasia

by Ali K. Adiloglu, Ahmet Ocal, Tekin Tas, Suleyman Onal, Sahin KAPAN, Buket Aridogan
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Estimating the Cost of Redundancy in Molecular Diagnostics: The Case of Activated Protein C Resistance and Factor V Leiden

by Roberta Rolla, Matteo Vidali, Silvia Meola, Paola Pollarolo, Patrizia Pergolini, Giorgio Bellomo
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Subclinical Hypothyroidism and its Association with Cardiovascular Risk Factors

by Reenu Sharma, Tarun Kumar Sharma, G.G. Kaushik, Sonali Sharma, S. K. Vardey, Maheep Sinha
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Copeptin and High Sensitive Troponin for a Rapid Rule Out of Acute Myocardial Infarction?

by Davide Giavarina, Mariarosa Carta, Antonio Fortunato, Mary Lou Wratten, Oliver Hartmann, Giuliano Soffiati
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Postpartum Thyroid Dysfunction: A State of Immunological Dysregulation

by Enas El Sayed Ahmed Swelam, Hoda Gouda Bakr, Marwa Abd El-Azim Mansour
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Determination of Oxygen Derived Free Radicals Producer (Xanthine oxidase) and Scavenger (Paraoxonase1) Enzymes and Lipid Parameters in Different Cancer Patients

by Zahoor Qadir Samra, Sumaira Pervaiz, Shumaila Shaheen, Nadia Dar, Muhammad Amin Athar
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Preanalytical Error Occurrence Rate in Clinical Chemistry Laboratory of a Public Hospital in India

by Parul Singla, Anuj Anand Parkash, Jayshree Bhattacharjee
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Autoantibodies Against Inosine-5’-Monophosphate Dehydrogenase 2 – Characteristics and Prevalence in Patients with HCV-Infection

by H.-P. Seelig, H. Appelhans, O. Bauer, M. Blüthner, K. Hartung, P. Schranz, D. Schultze, Claudia A. Seelig, M. Volkmann
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CASE REPORT: Misidentification of a Commensal Inactive Escherichia Coli as Shigella Sonnei by an Automated System in a Critically Ill Patient

by Soham Gupta, Chowdappa Aruna, Sethumadhavan Muralidharan
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SHORT REPORT: The Course of D-dimer, High-Sensitivity C-reactive Protein and Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in Patients With Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

by S Ghanavatian, R A Stein, D Atar, L Hole, S Agewall
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SHORT COMMUNICATION: The Measurement of Hemoglobin A2 and F in Stored Whole Blood Samples

by Mariella Mercadanti, Araelsis Romero, Giuseppe Lippi
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Evaluation of Antitumor activity of Gefitinib in Pediatric Glioblastoma and Neuroblastoma Cells

by K. Hatziagapiou, M. Braoudaki, M. Karpusas, F. Tzortzatou-Stathopoulou
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Variant e19a2 BCR-ABL1 Fusion Transcript in Typical Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

by Andreea Cristina Tutulan-Cunita, Sorina Mihaela Chirieac, Gabriela Mocanu, Catalina Luca, Marieta Costache, Agripina Lungeanu, Aurora Arghir
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Express Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization Methods for the Detection of Staphylococcus Aureus

by Thomas S. Lawson, Russell E. Connally, Subramanyam Vemulpad, James A. Piper
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Diagnostic Significance of Adenosine Deaminase, Uric Acid and C-Reactive Protein Levels in Patients of Head and Neck Carcinoma

by Rakesh Dhankhar, Kiran Dahiya, Tarun Kumar Sharma, Veena Singh Ghalaut, Rajeev Atri, Vivek Kaushal
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Real-Time Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction Quantification of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Messenger in Human Leukocytes

by Nada Alaaeddine, Claudette de Montigny, M'Bark Sadouk
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Clinical Significance of Serum Apolipoprotein M Level

by Shinobu Tanaka, Yasuyuki Okamoto

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Evaluation and Validation of a Pretreatment Method for Automated Genomic DNA and RNA Extraction from Clinical Formalin-fixed Paraffin-Embedded Samples Using the MagNA Pure Compact System

by Takahiro Sawamura, Arizumi Kikuchi, Yuko Wakayama, Hiroya Sakuma, Toshio Katoh, Osami Daimaru, Takeo Nakakita, Shinichi Itoh

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