The Malaysian Journal of Pathology

Current Issue: Volume 34 No.2 December 2012

Journal Volume 34 No.2 December 2012

ISSN 0126-8635

Contents

Editoral

The Kuala Lumpur Declaration: a commitment to quality research and publication for evidence-based medical practice and policy advice
Authors: Looi LM

Special Announcement

Kuala Lumpur Declaration on Promotion of Scholarly Writing Skills and Standards in the Asia Pacific Region
Authors: APAME

Review Article

Leukaemic stem cells: Drug resistance, metastasis and therapeutic implications
Authors: Wong RSY and Cheong SK

Original Articles

Cyclin D1 expression in acral melanoma: a case control study in Sarawak
Authors: Ibrahim ZA, Narihan MZA, Ojep DNA, Soosay AER and Pan KL

Cutaneous malignant melanoma: clinical and histopathological review of cases in a Malaysian tertiary referral centre
Authors: Pailoor J, Mun KS and Leow M

Real space flight travel is associated with ultrastructural changes, cytoskeletal disruption and premature senescence of HUVEC
Authors: Kapitonova MY, Muid S, Froemming GRA, Yusoff WNW, Othman S, Ali AM and Nawawi HM

Adequacy of cellular material in split-sampling of cervical scrapings for routine cancer screening: an analysis of 702 smears
Authors: Othman N and Othman NH

Profile of medicolegal autopsies in Pekanbaru, Indonesia 2007-2011
Authors: Afandi D

Molecular identification of blow flies recovered from human cadavers during crime scene investigations in Malaysia
Authors: Kavitha R, Nazni WA, Tan TC, Lee HL, Mat Isa MN and Sofian Azirun M

MicroRNA (miRNA) expression profiling of peripheral blood samples in multiple myeloma patients using microarray
Authors: Yusnita Y, Norsiah, Zakiah I, Chang KM, Purushotaman VS, Zubaidah Z and Jamal R

Maternal level of pregnancy-associated plasma protein A as a predictor of pregnancy failure in threatened abortion
Authors: Hanita O, Roslina O and Nor Azlin MI

Case Report

Klebsiella ozaenae sepsis in a young healthy male
Authors: Endailalu YW, Sealy P, Michael M, Khalloufi KAL and Nabhani H

Brief Communications

Prevalence of leptospiral DNA among wild rodents from a selected area in Beguk Dam Labis, Segamat, Johor, Malaysia
Authors: Latifah I, Rahmat MS, Hayarti KB, Paramasvaran S, Azizah MR, Imran F and Normaznah Y

HbA2 levels in normal, β-thalassaemia and haemoglobin E carriers by capillary electrophoresis
Authors: Hafi za A, Malisa MY, Khirotdin RDA, Azlin I, Azma RZ, Chong MKT, Mohamad Ali I, Yeoh ZN, Mohd Ishak L, Mohd Radzi NR and Hussin NH

Letter to Editor

Extensive cystic degeneration of leiomyoma mimicking ovarian cystic neoplasm
Authors: Arafa M and El–Esawy B

MicroRNA-induced pluripotent stem cells
Authors: Tan GC and Dibb NJ

Response: MicroRNA-induced pluripotent stem cells
Authors: Teoh HK and Cheong SK

Abstracts of 11th Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of Pathologists

Acknowledgements