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2013-10-19 23:04:11

Advanced Tissue Services announced today that it will be attending the 2013 Annual Association for Molecular Pathology Meeting being held in Phoenix, Arizona between November 14- 16. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Advanced Tissue Services announced today that it will be attending the 2013 Annual Association for Molecular Pathology Meeting being held in Phoenix, Arizona. The annual meeting will take place November 14-16th. Owner of Advanced Tissue Services highly recommends...

2013-10-15 23:32:59

Visiopharm a leader in Quantitative Digital Pathology and Omnyx LLC, a joint venture between GE Healthcare and UPMC a leader in digital pathology, partner to advance cancer diagnostics with clinically validated image analysis algorithms for pathologists. Hoersholm, Denmark (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Visiopharm a leader in Quantitative Digital Pathology and Omnyx LLC, a joint venture between GE Healthcare and UPMC a leader in digital pathology, partner to advance cancer diagnostics with...

2013-10-14 20:20:52

National Pathologist Association Recognizes Philip T. Cagle, MD, FCAP NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philip T. Cagle, MD, FCAP, of Houston, Texas, was named the 2013 Pathologist of the Year by the College of American Pathologists. Dr. Cagle was recognized at special ceremony held on October 13, 2013 at the College's annual meeting, CAP'13--THE Pathologists' Meeting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120314/DC69899LOGO-a) Dr. Cagle received the...

2013-10-14 20:20:45

National pathology association elects Gene N. Herbek, MD, FCAP NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gene N. Herbek, MD, FCAP, of Omaha, Neb., was sworn in as president of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) on October 12, 2013, at a ceremony held in Orlando, Fla., at the College's annual meeting, CAP'13 - The Pathologists' Meeting(TM). Dr. Herbek is the 33rd president of this national pathology association. (Photo:...

2013-10-14 12:23:57

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AACC is pleased to announce the launch of the Question Bank, an innovative online tool that will make it significantly easier for laboratory medicine trainees to prepare for U.S. and U.K. board examinations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130701/PH41045LOGO ) Despite the pivotal role of board exams in a clinical student's career, most study aids fail to cover all categories of laboratory medicine, and many use outdated and...

2013-10-11 23:01:25

World-class Research Fellows and Physicians to Present at the Harvard Club Oct.15 New York, NY and Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), a not-for-profit dedicated exclusively to funding research for cancer treatments using cell and gene therapies, will host “Achieving Cancer Remission with Cell and Gene Therapies” on Tuesday, October 15 at the Harvard Club of New York City, 35 W. 44th Street. ACGT is renowned for devoting 100-percent of funds...

2013-10-10 23:20:17

Elsa Velazquez-McGuirk, MD will succeed Evan Farmer, MD beginning November 1, 2013. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences, the leading pathology services provider that collaborates to make patients and practices better, is pleased to announce that Elsa Velazquez-McGuirk, M.D. has accepted the position of Director of Dermatopathology for Miraca Life Sciences, effective November 1. In her new role, Dr. Velazquez-McGuirk will be leading the Dermatopathology division,...

2013-10-10 08:30:01

One Woman's Story Reminds All Women of the Importance of Health Awareness NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When Marjorie Doherty walked into her physician's office, she did not know that the visit would save her life. She had a spot in her mouth, similar to one that many people have in their mouth at one time or another. Having no traditional risk factors, as Doherty was not a smoker or an abuser of alcohol, there was no apparent cause for alarm. But when Dr. Gangadhar...

2013-10-09 16:23:17

Annual Scientific Meeting of the College of American Pathologists Gives Special Attention to Obesity-Related Diseases NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New science in cancer and molecular diagnostics, as well as updated testing guidelines for patients will be featured topics when more than 1,100 pathologists gather at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Fla., October 13-16, 2013, for the annual scientific meeting of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). "As the...

2013-10-02 23:30:06

Trillium Chiropractic event on why conventional treatments like chemotherapy are not your first or only line of defense. Cancer can be defeated before it develops, which may prevent the need for chemotherapy and radiation treatments later on. Maple Grove, MN (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Dr. Jerod Ochsendorf is hosting the Maximized Living Cancer Killers Makeover, a public workshop to teach people of all ages how to prepare their bodies to prevent and fight cancer naturally. This event will...


Latest Pathology Reference Libraries

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

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2011-04-28 17:50:48

Wolbachia is a genus of bacteria which infects arthropod species, including a high proportion of insects (~60% of species). It is one of the world's most common parasitic microbes and possibly the most common reproductive parasite in biosphere. Studies have suggested that 25-70% of all insect species are estimated to be potential hosts. Marshall Hertig and Burt Wolbach first identified the bacterium in 1924 in a species of mosquito. Hertig described the genus as Wolbachia pipientis. Not...

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2011-04-28 15:17:59

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus is oxidase positive, facultatively aerobic, and does not form spores. This species is motile, with a single, polar flagellum. Ingestion of raw or undercooked seafood is the most common cause of the acute gastroenteritis caused by V. parahaemolyticus. Infection can also occur from fecal-oral route as well...

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2011-04-14 15:49:49

Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC), is a group of catalase-producing, non-lactose-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria composed of at least nine different species. It is an important human pathogen that often causes pneumonia in immunocompromised individuals with underlying lung disease. They are typically found in water and soil and can survive for prolonged periods in moist environments. Spread between people occurs often in hospitals, clinics, and camps. Infected hosts are often treated in...

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2011-04-14 13:54:22

Actinomyces israelii is a species of Actinomyces and is sometimes known as the "most misdiagnosed disease" since it is often confused with neoplasms. It is a colonizer of the vagina, colon, and mouth. Infection happens through breach of the mucosal barrier during various procedures, aspiration, or pathologies such as diverticulitis. The chronic phase is also known as the classic phase due to the acute, early phase being commonly missed by health care providers. It is characterized by slow...

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