The Malaysian Journal of Pathology

Current Issue: Volume 42 No.1 April 2020

Journal cover Volume 42 No.1 April 2020

ISSN 0126-8635

Contents

Editorial

Challenges of Covid-19 testing
Author: Tan GC, Cheong SK

Review Articles

Properties of Coronavirus and SARS-CoV-2
Author: Malik YA

Diagnostic performance of COVID-19 serology assays
Author: Zainol Rashid Z, Othman SN, Abdul Samat MN, Ali UK, Wong KK

Upper respiratory tract sampling in COVID-19
Author: Mawaddah A, Gendeh HS, Lum SG, Marina MB

Is this a blast? An illustrated practical review on peripheral blood smear examination in the paediatric patient
Author: Rose G, Heidi Reinhard H, Kahwash SB

Original Articles

Practice and performance of lupus anticoagulant tests: A single centre experience
Author: Tay Za K, Jayaranee S, Shanmugam H

Evaluation of coagulation factor activity and sterility of thawed fresh frozen plasma during storage up to 5 days at 4°C
Author: Shamsudin S, Yousuf R, Tang YL, Ding CH, Leong CF

Medico-legal autopsies of homicidal deaths: A five-year retrospective study in Hospital Sungai Buloh
Author: Rahimi R, Mohd Kasim NA, Zainun KA, Mohamad A’ Azizan NA, Mansor MA, Ahmad Kamal NS, Daud ZZ

Appropriateness of metformin prescription for type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with chronic kidney disease (Stages 3-5)
Authors: Ramachandran M, Loi B, Mat Ariff N, Ng OC, Zahari Sham SY, Thambiah SC, Samsudin IN

Is Procalcitonin more superior to hs-CRP in the diagnosis of infection in diabetic foot ulcer?
Authors: Zakariah NA, Bajuri MY, Hassan R, Ismail Z, Md Mansor M, Othman H, Nasuruddin DN

High expression of LC3A, LC3B, and p62/SQSTM1 autophagic proteins in human colonic ganglion cells
Authors: Awi NJ, Armon S, Peh KB, Peh SC, Teow SY

Construction of a doxycycline inducible lentivirus that expresses stem cell-specific miR-302 cluster
Authors: Tan GC, Wong YP, Cui W, Dibb N

Case Series

Methanol related death in National Institute of Forensic Medicine, Hospital Kuala Lumpur: A case series
Author: Chng KL, Lai PS, Siew SF, Md Yaro SW, Mahmood MS

Imported Falciparum Malaria: A case series in a tertiary hospital
Author: Mohamed NA, Mansur FAF, Abdul Rahman N

Case Reports

Endocrine mucin-producing sweat gland carcinoma - newly described skin appendageal tumours
Authors: Bakrin IH, Rajaintharan S, Tawil Z, Mahayidin H

Metastatic alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma on the fine-needle aspiration cytology of cervical lymph node in an elderly patient, with FISH confirmation: A case report
Author: Zhao Z, Takano A, Lim AST, Lim TH, Selvarajan S

Ewing Sarcoma presenting as a gluteal mass in adult woman: Diagnostic approach and its challenges
Authors: Tuan Sharif SE, Alzallal O, Wan Ismail WF, Md Zin RR

Tetraploid/near-tetraploid acute promyelocytic leukaemia with double (15;17) translocation
Author: Tay Za K, Jackson N, Chin EFM

Collagenofibrotic glomerulopathy- report of a rare renal disease with serial biopsies
Authors: Ng YF, Chow CY, Yang WS, Lye WC, Loh HL

Nasal eosinophilic angiocentric fibrosis with IgG4-positive plasma cell infiltration
Author: Saenz-Ibarra B, Ceceñas-Falcon LA, Cardenas-De la Garza, JA, Garza-Elizondo MA, De Hoyos R, Dieste M, Barboza-Quintana O

Early relapse after complete remission of primary plasma cell leukaemia manifesting clonal evolution: A case report
Author: Nyunt WWT, Abdul Jalil D, Zakariah NA, Abdul Karim N, Mohd Idris MR, Nasuruddin DN, Salwati SHUIB, Alauddin H, Tumian NR, Leong CF, Abdul Wahid SFS

Occult primary breast carcinoma presented as an axillary mass: A Diagnostic Challenge
Author: Wong YP, Tan GC, Muhammad R, Rajadurai P

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