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July 5, 2020 -

Pathologic Features of COVID-19: A Concise Review

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), first appeared in December 2019, in Wuhan, China and evolved into a pandemic. As Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2) is one of the potential target receptors for SARS-CoV-2 in human body, which is expressed in different tissues, multiple organs might become affected. In the initial phase of the current pandemic, a handful of post-mortem case-series revealed COVID-19-related pathological changes in various organs. Although pathological examination is not a feasible method of diagnosis, it can elucidate pathological changes, pathogenesis of the disease, and the cause of death in COVID-19 cases.

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May 3, 2020 -

COVID-19 Antibody Tests Proliferate, but What Do They Show?

To speed up the process, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made a much-criticized move to allow a free-for-all for developers to begin marketing antibody tests that had not gone through the agency's usual evaluation process.

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March 4, 2020 -

In Scramble to Stop Virus, Testing Raises Tough Questions

Health officials confronted tough questions and doubts Thursday about testing to intercept the fast-spreading virus, with scrutiny focused on a four-day delay in screening an infected California woman despite her doctors' early calls to do so.

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February 16, 2020 -

Giardia is a microscopic parasite

Spread love, not diarrhea. #Giardia is a parasite that causes the diarrheal illness known as giardiasis.

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February 16, 2020 -

Urine Collection Cup Will have Starring Role At Oscars⁠

At the Academy Awards in February, some big Hollywood stars are going to receive a novel urine collection device in their Oscars gift bags.⁠

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February 15, 2020 -

Overdiagnosis in About 20percent of Common Cancers

About 20percent of five common cancers are the result of "overdiagnosis," concludes a study from Australia that analyzed over 30 years of national healthcare data. The figures were 18percent for women and 24percent for men.

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February 10, 2020 -

Working for the Global Good

We sit down with global infectious disease pathologist Ann Nelson to discuss her career and contribution to healthcare in Africa

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February 10, 2020 -

Pathology Education

Enter your news text hereIf you are a medicine specialist; you need to know that RDW could be a hint in the CBC to distinguish Iron deficiency anemia from thalassemia trait!


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