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An evaluation of the diagnostic adequacy and immunocytochemistry of manual liquid-based smears in breast aspirates
(Medpharm Publications, 2013)
The aim of this study was to determine if the Syner-Med®/Cell-Solutions® liquid-based cytology (LBC) technique would provide adequate diagnostic material when applied to breast fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) specimens ...
The initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the diagnosis of new cancers at a large pathology laboratory in the public health sector, Western Cape Province, South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2021)
Background. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted cancer diagnostic services. A decline in the number of new cancers being diagnosed over a relatively short term implies a delay in diagnosis and subsequent treatment. This ...
Postmortem lung biopsies from four patients with COVID-19 at a tertiary hospital in Cape Town, South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2020-10-19)
Background. An outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China in late 2019 has resulted in a global pandemic. The virus (SARS-CoV-2) causes a severe acute respiratory syndrome and had been responsible for >14 000 deaths in South ...