At DDW this past May, Miraca pathologists once again had a significant presence with two abstracts presented as oral platform presentations and six posters. Below are the two platform presentations followed by two selected asbtracts regarding eosinophilic esophagitis. All the abstracts can be viewed in their entirity at miracalifesciences.com.
Drs. Redston and Lash looked at the mismatch repair (MMR) protein [...]
A 66 year old man with hypothyroidism, vitamin D deficiency, type 1 diabetes, and 8 week history of severe diarrhea with 30 pound weight loss and evolving ascites. On colonoscopy, congested mucosa was observed. Below is a photo of the ascending colon. What is your diagnosis?
a) Graft versus host disease. d) Autoimmune colitis. b) Active colitis. e) Normal colonic [...]
When reading a surgical pathology report, you may have wondered exactly what are immunohistochemical (IHC) stains and what are their purpose? Although the basic principle of IHC was described in 1940, it wasn’t until the early 1990s that the method found general application in surgical pathology. IHC is a method to detect specific antigens in cells based on an antigen-antibody [...]
Dr. Guy Lindberg joined Miraca Life Sciences in July 2006 and currently serves as Director of Clinical Interactions and is a member of the Miraca Dx Institutional Review Board. He is a fellow in the College of American Pathologists and a diplomat of the American Board of Pathology with certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, as well as subspecialization in [...]