A Dasgupta

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Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint In vivo digoxin-like immunoreactivity in mice and interference of Chinese medicine Danshen in serum digoxin measurement: elimination of interference by using a chemiluminescent assay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine, University of Texas, Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 317:231-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Urinary adulterants and drugs-of-abuse testing
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 35:26-8, 30-1. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Activated charcoal is effective but equilibrium dialysis is ineffective in removing oleander leaf extract and oleandrin from human serum: monitoring the effect by measuring apparent digoxin concentration
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 25:323-30. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A new turbidometric digoxin immunoassay on the ADVIA 1650 analyzer is free from interference by spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone
    Pradip Datta
    Bayer Diagnostics, Tarrytown, New York, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 25:478-82. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Analytic performance evaluation of a new turbidimetric immunoassay for carbamazepine on the ADVIA 1650 analyzer: effect of carbamazepine 10,11-epoxide
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 27:31-4. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Novel spot tests for detecting the presence of zinc sulfate in urine, a newly introduced urinary adulterant to invalidate drugs of abuse testing
    Kerry J Welsh
    Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030 E mail
    Am J Clin Pathol 140:572-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Mathematical equations to calculate true mycophenolic acid concentration in human plasma by using two immunoassays with different cross-reactivities with acyl glucuronide metabolite: comparison of calculated values with values obtained by using an HPLC-UV
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 27:290-3. 2013
  8. doi request reprint PETINIA total phenytoin assay on the vista 1500 analyzer is not suitable for monitoring free phenytoin concentration if ultrafiltration is performed at room temperature
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 35:384-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of mycophenolic acid concentrations determined by a new PETINIA assay on the dimension EXL analyzer and a HPLC-UV method
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School and Laboratory Services Memorial Hermann Hospital at Texas Medical Center, United States
    Clin Biochem 46:685-7. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Positive bias in mycophenolic acid concentrations determined by the CEDIA assay compared to HPLC-UV method: is CEDIA assay suitable for therapeutic drug monitoring of mycophenolic acid?
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School and Laboratory Services Memorial Hermann Hospital at Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 27:77-80. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint In vivo digoxin-like immunoreactivity in mice and interference of Chinese medicine Danshen in serum digoxin measurement: elimination of interference by using a chemiluminescent assay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine, University of Texas, Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 317:231-4. 2002
    ..Because Danshen is used to treat cardiovascular diseases, we studied the potential interference of Danshen with serum digoxin measurement using various immunoassays...
  2. ncbi request reprint Urinary adulterants and drugs-of-abuse testing
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 35:26-8, 30-1. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Activated charcoal is effective but equilibrium dialysis is ineffective in removing oleander leaf extract and oleandrin from human serum: monitoring the effect by measuring apparent digoxin concentration
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 25:323-30. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that activated charcoal is effective but equilibrium dialysis is ineffective in removing oleander leaf extract from human serum...
  4. ncbi request reprint A new turbidometric digoxin immunoassay on the ADVIA 1650 analyzer is free from interference by spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone
    Pradip Datta
    Bayer Diagnostics, Tarrytown, New York, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 25:478-82. 2003
    ..We conclude that the new turbidometric assay for digoxin is free from interference by spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone...
  5. ncbi request reprint Analytic performance evaluation of a new turbidimetric immunoassay for carbamazepine on the ADVIA 1650 analyzer: effect of carbamazepine 10,11-epoxide
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 27:31-4. 2005
    ..We conclude that the new turbidimetric assay can be used for routine monitoring of carbamazepine in clinical laboratories...
  6. doi request reprint Novel spot tests for detecting the presence of zinc sulfate in urine, a newly introduced urinary adulterant to invalidate drugs of abuse testing
    Kerry J Welsh
    Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030 E mail
    Am J Clin Pathol 140:572-8. 2013
    ..To find a suitable method for detecting zinc sulfate in adulterated urine...
  7. doi request reprint Mathematical equations to calculate true mycophenolic acid concentration in human plasma by using two immunoassays with different cross-reactivities with acyl glucuronide metabolite: comparison of calculated values with values obtained by using an HPLC-UV
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 27:290-3. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint PETINIA total phenytoin assay on the vista 1500 analyzer is not suitable for monitoring free phenytoin concentration if ultrafiltration is performed at room temperature
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 35:384-7. 2013
    ..Recently, free phenytoin assay on the TDx analyzer was discontinued by the Abbott Laboratories, but Roche Diagnostics has an assay for the determination of free phenytoin...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of mycophenolic acid concentrations determined by a new PETINIA assay on the dimension EXL analyzer and a HPLC-UV method
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School and Laboratory Services Memorial Hermann Hospital at Texas Medical Center, United States
    Clin Biochem 46:685-7. 2013
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Positive bias in mycophenolic acid concentrations determined by the CEDIA assay compared to HPLC-UV method: is CEDIA assay suitable for therapeutic drug monitoring of mycophenolic acid?
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School and Laboratory Services Memorial Hermann Hospital at Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 27:77-80. 2013
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Validation of a free phenytoin assay on Cobas c501 analyzer using calibrators from Cobas Integra free phenytoin assay by comparing its performance with fluorescence polarization immunoassay for free phenytoin on the TDx analyzer
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School and Laboratory Services, Memorial Hermann Hospital at the Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 27:1-4. 2013
    ..7 μg/ml). The following regression equation was observed: y = 0.9899 x + 0.0408 (r = 0.98, n = 25). In conclusion, the free phenytoin assay on the Cobas c501 analyzer is a valid alternative to free phenytoin assay on the TDx analyzer...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of interferences including metabolite crossreactivity on therapeutic drug monitoring results
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 34:496-506. 2012
    ..However, liquid chromatography combined with mass spectrometry may also suffer from interferences, for example, due to ion suppression or from isobaric ions...
  13. doi request reprint The new LOCI digoxin assay on the Vista 1500 analyzer is virtually free from interferences of herbal supplements hawthorn and ashwagandha (Indian ginseng)
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 26:227-31. 2012
    ..Such interference may not be clinically significant. We conclude that new LOCI digoxin assay is virtually free from interferences of herbal supplements, hawthorn, and ashwagandha...
  14. doi request reprint Clinically insignificant negative interferences of spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone in new dimension vista LOCI digoxin immunoassay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 26:143-7. 2012
    ..However, such small bias may not have any clinical significance. We conclude that new Dimension Vista LOCI digoxin assay is virtually free from interferences of spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone...
  15. ncbi request reprint Advances in antibiotic measurement
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas, Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    Adv Clin Chem 56:75-104. 2012
    ..Tests for other antibiotics, due to their infrequent use and low clinical application, are generally limited to in-house developed methods...
  16. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of monitoring free (unbound) concentrations of therapeutic drugs in patient management
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Clin Chim Acta 377:1-13. 2007
    ..Newer drugs such as mycophenolic acid mofetil and certain protease inhibitors are also considered as candidates for monitoring free drug concentration...
  17. ncbi request reprint False-positive serum tricyclic antidepressant concentrations using fluorescence polarization immunoassay due to the presence of hydroxyzine and cetirizine
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 28:662-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, hydroxyzine and cetirizine do not interfere with the FPIA and CEDIA carbamazepine assays but interfere with the measurement of total TCA using the FPIA...
  18. ncbi request reprint New enzyme-linked chemiluminescent immunosorbent digoxin assay is free from interference of Chinese medicine DanShen
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 28:775-8. 2006
    ..We conclude that DanShen does not interfere with serum digoxin measurement using a more recently released ECLIA digoxin assay...
  19. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic drug monitoring of digoxin: impact of endogenous and exogenous digoxin-like immunoreactive substances
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Toxicol Rev 25:273-81. 2006
    ..Monitoring unbound (free) digoxin concentration may under certain circumstances eliminate such interferences. Clinicians should be aware of limitations of therapeutic drug monitoring of digoxin using immunoassays...
  20. ncbi request reprint Drug-herb interaction: effect of St John's wort on bioavailability and metabolism of procainamide in mice
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:1094-8. 2007
    ..St John's wort induces the activity of the cytochrome P450 enzyme system causing treatment failure because of increased metabolism of many drugs. Procainamide is metabolized by a different pathway to N-acetyl procainamide...
  21. ncbi request reprint A new enzyme-linked chemiluminescent immunosorbent digoxin assay is virtually free from interference of spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 20:204-8. 2006
    ..We conclude that this assay is virtually free from interferences from spironolactone, potassium canrenoate and their common metabolite canrenone...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of plantain on therapeutic drug monitoring of digoxin and thirteen other common drugs
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, TX, USA
    Ann Clin Biochem 43:223-5. 2006
    ..We evaluated three commercially available plantain products for potential interference with therapeutic drug monitoring of digoxin and 13 other common drugs...
  23. ncbi request reprint The new enzyme-linked immunosorbent digoxin assay on the ADVIA Integrated Modular System is virtually free from oleander interference
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 28:282-5. 2006
    ..However, we observed no statistically significant change in digoxin concentration when ECLIA digoxin assay was used, indicating that this assay is virtually free from oleander interference...
  24. ncbi request reprint Herbal remedies: effects on clinical laboratory tests
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 130:521-8. 2006
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (herbal medicines) can affect laboratory test results by several mechanisms...
  25. ncbi request reprint St. John's wort does not interfere with therapeutic drug monitoring of 12 commonly monitored drugs using immunoassays
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 20:62-7. 2006
    ..John's wort. We conclude that immunoassays may be used to measure levels of therapeutic drugs in patients who self-medicate with St. John's wort...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of activated charcoal and equilibrium dialysis in removing Asian, American, Siberian and Indian ginseng from human serum
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Clin Chim Acta 367:144-9. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint New enzyme-linked immunosorbent digoxin assay on the ADVIA IMS 800i system is virtually free from interference of endogenous digoxin-like immunoreactive factors
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 27:139-43. 2005
    ..In contrast, we observed a good agreement between the target and observed concentrations when the new IMS-Digoxin or the CLIA assay was used. We conclude that the IMS-Digoxin assay is free from interference of DLIF...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effect of Indian Ayurvedic medicine Ashwagandha on measurement of serum digoxin and 11 commonly monitored drugs using immunoassays: study of protein binding and interaction with Digibind
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:1298-303. 2007
    ..Ashwagandha, a popular Ayurvedic medicine, is now available in the United States. Alkaloids found in this herb have structural similarity with digoxin...
  29. ncbi request reprint Stability of oleander extract and oleandrin in sera stored in plastic serum separator tubes
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Clin Biochem 44:485-7. 2007
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Effect of Chinese medicines Chan Su, Asian ginseng, Siberian ginseng, and American ginseng on a new digoxin immunoassay based on luminescent oxygen channeling technology
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 33:644-8. 2011
    ..The effects of interference by Chan Su and various ginsengs on this new immunoassay have not yet been reported...
  31. doi request reprint Rapid estimation of whole blood everolimus concentrations using architect sirolimus immunoassay and mathematical equations: comparison with everolimus values determined by liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Surgery, Division of Immunology and Organ Transplantation, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 25:207-11. 2011
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Evaluation of QMS everolimus assay using Hitachi 917 Analyzer: comparison with liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School in Houston and Laboratory Services, Houston, TX, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 33:149-54. 2011
    ..We conclude that QMS everolimus immunoassay has adequate sensitivity and specificity for the determination of whole-blood everolimus and can be used for routine therapeutic drug monitoring...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone on Dimension Vista Digoxin Assay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School and Laboratory Services, Memorial Hermann Hospital at Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 24:413-7. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Effect of spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone on dimension Vista Digoxin Assay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School and Laboratory Services, Memorial Hermann Hospital at Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 24:413-7. 2010
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Interference of hawthorn on serum digoxin measurements by immunoassays and pharmacodynamic interaction with digoxin
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1188-92. 2010
    ..Hawthorn contains alkaloids that are structurally similar to digoxin and may interfere with serum digoxin measurement using immunoassays. In addition, hawthorn has cardioactive properties similar to digoxin...
  36. doi request reprint Analytical performance evaluation of ADVIA Chemistry Carbamazepine_2 assay: minimal cross-reactivity with carbamazepine 10, 11-epoxide and none with hydroxyzine or cetirizine
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 24:278-82. 2010
    ..We conclude that the ADVIA Chemistry carbamazepine_2 assay has adequate precision and accuracy for routine therapeutic drug monitoring of carbamazepine in clinical laboratories...
  37. doi request reprint Hydroxyzine and cetirizine interfere with the PENTINA carbamazepine assay but not with the ADVIA CENTEUR carbamazepine assay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical Schoo, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 32:112-5. 2010
    ..We conclude that the ADVIA Centaur carbamazepine assay is free from interference of both hydroxyzine and cetirizine...
  38. doi request reprint Interaction of white and pink grapefruit juice with acetaminophen (paracetamol) in vivo in mice
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Med Food 11:795-8. 2008
    ..Because acetaminophen is almost completely absorbed these effects seems to be related to increased elimination half-life of acetaminophen because of interaction with grapefruit juice...
  39. doi request reprint Effect of spironolactone, potassium canrenoate and their common metabolite canrenone on serum digoxin measurement by digoxin III, a new digoxin immunoassay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 30:744-7. 2008
    ..We conclude that spironolactone, potassium canrenoate, and their common metabolite canrenone interfere with the serum digoxin measurements using the new Digoxin III assay...
  40. doi request reprint Effect of Asian ginseng, Siberian ginseng, and Indian ayurvedic medicine Ashwagandha on serum digoxin measurement by Digoxin III, a new digoxin immunoassay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 22:295-301. 2008
    ..10 ng/ml digoxin) was supplemented with 50 microl of Asian ginseng extract (Brand 2). Measuring free digoxin does not eliminate the modest interferences of these herbal supplements in serum digoxin measurement by the Digoxin III assay...
  41. doi request reprint Herbal supplements and therapeutic drug monitoring: focus on digoxin immunoassays and interactions with St. John's wort
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 30:212-7. 2008
    ..John's wort. Understanding the effect of herbal products on TDM methodologies and identification of interactions between herbal products and drugs by TDM are very important clinically...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effect of yogurt on acetaminophen absorption by activated charcoal and burnt toast
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 21:393-7. 2007
    ..However, the activated charcoal/yogurt combination is more effective than the burnt toast/yogurt combination for absorbing acetaminophen...
  43. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of oleander poisoning using digoxin immunoassays: comparison of five assays
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 26:658-63. 2004
    ..In contrast, the CLIA (no cross-reactivity) should be used for monitoring digoxin in a patient receiving digoxin and self-medicated with a herbal remedy containing oleander...
  44. ncbi request reprint Comparison of spot tests with AdultaCheck 6 and Intect 7 urine test strips for detecting the presence of adulterants in urine specimens
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 348:19-25. 2004
    ..AdultaCheck 6 and Intect 7 urine test strips are commercially available for detecting the presence of these adulterants along with specific gravity, creatinine and pH in urine...
  45. ncbi request reprint Use of fluorescence polarization immunoassay for salicylate to avoid positive/negative interference by bilirubin in the Trinder salicylate assay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Clin Biochem 40:684-8. 2003
    ..Because the fluorescence polarization immunoassay (FPIA) for salicylate is also widely used in the clinical laboratory, we studied the potential interference of bilirubin in the salicylate FPIA...
  46. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of free drug monitoring
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Clin Chem Lab Med 40:986-93. 2002
    ..However, free drug monitoring is not a routine procedure in clinical laboratories due to technical difficulties and lack of established reference ranges for free drugs...
  47. ncbi request reprint Activated charcoal is more effective than equilibrium dialysis in removing Chinese medicines Chan Su and Dan Shen from serum and activated charcoal also prevents further absorption of these agents from G.I. tract in mice: monitoring the effect in clinical
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 324:51-9. 2002
    ..I. tract in the mouse model...
  48. ncbi request reprint Stability of NT-proBNP in serum specimens collected in Becton Dickinson Vacutainer (SST) tubes
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chem 49:958-60. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Bidirectional (positive/negative) interference of spironolactone, canrenone, and potassium canrenoate on serum digoxin measurement: elimination of interference by measuring free digoxin or using a chemiluminescent assay for digoxin
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 16:172-7. 2002
    ..Another approach to avoid this interference is to use the CLIA digoxin assay...
  50. doi request reprint Rapid detection of oleander poisoning by Dimension Vista digoxin assay (Flex Reagent Cartridge)
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 25:105-9. 2011
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic and other drug interactions in patients with AIDS
    A Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 23:591-605. 2001
    ..The role of therapeutic drug monitoring in the routine management of HIV-infected patients is discussed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Uremic sera contain inhibitors that block digitoxin-valproic acid interaction
    A Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Med Sci 322:204-8. 2001
    ..Digitoxin and valproic acid show strong binding to serum albumin. Thus, when present simultaneously in serum, digitoxin and valproic acid compete for binding sites. We studied digitoxin-valproic acid interaction in normal and uremic sera...
  53. ncbi request reprint Interference of Asian, American, and Indian (Ashwagandha) ginsengs in serum digoxin measurements by a fluorescence polarization immunoassay can be minimized by using a new enzyme-linked chemiluminescent immunosorbent or turbidimetric assay
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:619-21. 2007
    ..Ginsengs are widely used by the general population. These herbs interfere with serum digoxin measurement using the fluorescence polarization immunoassay...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effect of elevated concentration of alkaline phosphatase on cardiac troponin I assays
    A Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 15:175-7. 2001
    ..We observed no interference of ALP in the MEIA and CLIA assay for cTnI. On the other hand, we observed significant positive interference of ALP when cTnI concentrations were measured using the Stratus...
  55. ncbi request reprint The Fab fragment of anti-digoxin antibody (digibind) binds digitoxin-like immunoreactive components of Chinese medicine Chan Su: monitoring the effect by measuring free digitoxin
    A Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 2 292, 77030, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 309:91-5. 2001
    ..We conclude that digibind neutralizes Chan Su, and measuring the free digitoxin concentrations can monitor such an effect...
  56. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative in vitro interference of Chinese medicine dan shen in serum digoxin measurement. Elimination of interference by monitoring free digoxin concentration
    A Wahed
    Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2.292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 116:403-8. 2001
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of the traditional Chinese medicines Chan Su, Lu-Shen-Wan, Dan Shen, and Asian ginseng on serum digoxin measurement by Tina-quant (Roche) and Synchron LX system (Beckman) digoxin immunoassays
    Leonard Chow
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 17:22-7. 2003
    ..However, the Roche and Beckman assays showed no interference from two (Dan Shen and Asian ginseng) of the four Chinese medicines we studied...
  58. ncbi request reprint Impaired protein binding of Chinese medicine DanShen in uremic sera and sera with hyperbilirubinemia: rapid assessment of total and free DanShen concentrations using the fluorescence polarization immunoassay for digoxin
    Amer Wahed
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 17:179-83. 2003
    ..We conclude that protein binding of DanShen is lower in uremic sera and in sera with elevated bilirubin concentrations...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effect of Asian and Siberian ginseng on serum digoxin measurement by five digoxin immunoassays. Significant variation in digoxin-like immunoreactivity among commercial ginsengs
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 119:298-303. 2003
    ..Digoxin-like immunoreactive substances (DLISs) showed synergistic effects with ginsengs in interfering with the FPIA and MEIA for digoxin. No interference was observed with 3 other digoxin assays, even in the presence of elevated DLISs...
  60. ncbi request reprint Drug-herb interactions: unexpected suppression of free Danshen concentrations by salicylate
    Deepali Gupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 16:290-4. 2002
    ..We conclude that salicylate in therapeutic concentration can significantly decrease free Danshen concentrations, and Danshen can displace salicylate...
  61. ncbi request reprint Neutralization of free digoxin-like immunoreactive components of oriental medicines Dan Shen and Lu-Shen-Wan by the Fab fragment of antidigoxin antibody (Digibind)
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 121:276-81. 2004
    ..We observed complete removal of the free apparent digoxin in the presence of Digibind for Dan Shen and Lu-Shen-Wan. Digibind binds free digoxin-like immunoreactive components of Dan Shen and Lu-Shen-Wan in vitro...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effect of Brazilian, Indian, Siberian, Asian, and North American ginseng on serum digoxin measurement by immunoassays and binding of digoxin-like immunoreactive components of ginseng with Fab fragment of antidigoxin antibody (Digibind)
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 124:229-36. 2005
    ..Indian, Asian, and North American ginsengs interfere with serum digoxin measurement by FPIA and MEIA; the Tina-quant is free of such interference. Digibind can bind free digoxin-like immunoreactive components of ginseng...
  63. ncbi request reprint False-positive serum tricyclic antidepressant concentrations using fluorescence polarization immunoassay due to the presence of hydroxyzine and cetirizine
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 29:134-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, hydroxyzine and cetirizine do not interfere with the FPIA and CEDIA carbamazepine assays but interfere with the measurement of total TCA using the FPIA...
  64. doi request reprint Effect of Chinese medicines Chan Su and Lu-Shen-Wan on serum digoxin measurement by Digoxin III, a new digoxin immunoassay
    Meredith A Reyes
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 30:95-9. 2008
    ..We conclude the both Chan Su and Lu-Shen-Wan significantly interfere with serum digoxin measurements by the new Digoxin III assay...
  65. ncbi request reprint Endogenous and exogenous digoxin-like immunoreactive substances: impact on therapeutic drug monitoring of digoxin
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 118:132-40. 2002
    ..Therefore, interference of both endogenous and exogenous DLISs in serum digoxin measurement can be eliminated by monitoring digoxin concentrations in the protein-free ultrafiltrates...
  66. ncbi request reprint Digoxin-like and digitoxin-like immunoreactive substances in elderly people. Impact on therapeutic drug monitoring of digoxin and digitoxin concentrations
    S L Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas-Houston Medical School, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 115:600-4. 2001
    ..Elevated DLIS and DTLIS concentrations are associated with volume expansion and not age...
  67. ncbi request reprint Digitoxin-like immunoreactivity in sera of mice after feeding with chinese medicine Chan Su: study of protein binding of Chan Su in normal sera, uremic sera and sera from patients with liver disease
    A Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 305:175-9. 2001
    ..Chan Su was strongly bound to serum proteins. We observed higher free fraction in uremic sera and sera from patients with liver disease. We identified albumin as one of the proteins that bind Chan Su in serum...
  68. doi request reprint Rapid detection of oleander poisoning by Digoxin III, a new Digoxin assay: impact on serum Digoxin measurement
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 129:548-53. 2008
    ..The Digoxin III is highly sensitive for measuring oleander...
  69. doi request reprint A comparison of the effects of commercially available hawthorn preparations on calcium transients of isolated cardiomyocytes
    Michelle E Rodriguez
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Med Food 11:680-6. 2008
    ..Our study indicates that the mechanism of cardiac activity of hawthorn is via the Na(+),K(+)-ATPase and intracellular calcium concentrations are influenced...
  70. ncbi request reprint Rapid in vitro conversion of fosphenytoin into phenytoin in sera of patients with liver disease: role of alkaline phosphatase
    A Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas at Houston Medical School, Houston 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 15:244-50. 2001
    ..However, when we repeated the experiment with protein-free ultrafiltrate, we observed rapid conversion of fosphenytoin to phenytoin, but the concentration did not decline with longer incubation time...
  71. ncbi request reprint Interaction of valproic acid with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs mefenamic acid and fenoprofen in normal and uremic sera: lack of interaction in uremic sera due to the presence of endogenous factors
    A Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 18:654-9. 1996
    ..We conclude that endogenous factors are present in uremic sera that block interaction of valproic acid with mefenamic acid and fenoprofen...
  72. ncbi request reprint Ginseng: Cardiotonic in adult rat cardiomyocytes, cardiotoxic in neonatal rat cardiomyocytes
    Brian J Poindexter
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, MSB 2 288, 6431 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Life Sci 79:2337-44. 2006
    ..However, for adults, ginseng might well be a 'tonic' in its ability to increase beating and intramyocytic calcium levels...
  73. ncbi request reprint Negative interference of bilirubin and hemoglobin in the MEIA troponin I assay but not in the MEIA CK-MB assay
    A Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas-Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 15:76-80. 2001
    ..Moderate hemolysis did not have any effect on the troponin I assay using either the MEIA or CLIA. However, gross hemolysis (hemoglobin > 40 mg/dL) interfered with both assays for troponin I...
  74. ncbi request reprint Review of abnormal laboratory test results and toxic effects due to use of herbal medicines
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 120:127-37. 2003
    ..Other toxic effects of herbal medicines include cardiovascular toxic effects, hematologic toxic effects, neurotoxic effects, nephrotoxic effects, carcinogenic effects, and allergic reactions...
  75. doi request reprint Estimation of carbamazepine and carbamazepine-10,11-epoxide concentrations in plasma using mathematical equations generated with two carbamazepine immunoassays
    Gwendolyn A McMillin
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 133:728-36. 2010
    ..2-12.0 microg/mL [9-51 micromol/L]) and the epoxide metabolite (0.6-2.4 microg/mL) were also verified by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry...
  76. pmc Mycobacterial glycolipid cord factor trehalose 6,6'-dimycolate causes a decrease in serum cortisol during the granulomatous response
    Jeffrey K Actor
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Neuroimmunomodulation 10:270-82. 2002
    ..The identification of a mycobacterial glycolipid able to influence serum cortisol levels is unique and is discussed in relation to immunopathology during tuberculosis disease...
  77. ncbi request reprint Oleandrin produces changes in intracellular calcium levels in isolated cardiomyocytes: a real-time fluorescence imaging study comparing adult to neonatal cardiomyocytes
    Brian J Poindexter
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:568-74. 2007
    ..6.1.3], and/or dysfunction of sarcolemmal calcium release channels...
  78. ncbi request reprint Effects of Chan Su, a traditional Chinese medicine, on the calcium transients of isolated cardiomyocytes: cardiotoxicity due to more than Na, K-ATPase blocking
    Roger J Bick
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6431 Fannin Street, 77030, USA
    Life Sci 72:699-709. 2002
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Study on mechanism of action of Chinese medicine Chan Su: dose-dependent biphasic production of nitric oxide in trophoblastic BeWo cells
    Md Baidul Alam Bhuiyan
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, MSB 2 292, 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 330:179-84. 2003
    ..In order to explore the mechanism of action of Chan Su, we studied the ability of Chan Su to stimulate NO production in cultured trophoblastic BeWo cells...
  80. ncbi request reprint Cytokine mRNA expression and serum cortisol evaluation during murine lung inflammation induced by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    J K Actor
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Texas 77030, USA
    Comb Chem High Throughput Screen 3:343-51. 2000
    ..The high constitutive serum cortisol in the A/J mice may therefore contribute to establishment of an environment counter-productive to initiation of protective Th1 cell and granulomatous responses...
  81. ncbi request reprint Rapid spot tests for detecting the presence of adulterants in urine specimens submitted for drug testing
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:325-9. 2002
    ..Urine specimens from volunteers and random urine samples that tested negative for drugs did not cause false-positive results. These rapid spot tests are useful for detecting adulterated urine to avoid false-negative drug tests...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cytokine production by non-adherent mouse splenocyte cultures to Echinacea extracts
    Shen An Hwang
    Program in Molecular Pathology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 343:161-6. 2004
    ..However, the mechanisms for stimulation of cells responsible for adaptive immunity have not been fully elucidated for other molecules present in Echinacea purpurea preparations...
  83. doi request reprint Immune modulation of macrophage pro-inflammatory response by goldenseal and Astragalus extracts
    Stacia Clement-Kruzel
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Med Food 11:493-8. 2008
    ..Both products differ in their immune stimulatory patterns, offering insight into differential use and therapeutic potential of these products to regulate macrophage immune responses and activation events...
  84. doi request reprint Naproxen metabolites interfere with certain bilirubin assays: elimination of interference by using a Roche bilirubin assay on the Hitachi 917 analyzer
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 133:878-83. 2010
    ..The naproxen metabolite interferes with assays based on the Jendrassik and Grof method but not with the Roche bilirubin assay...
  85. ncbi request reprint Interference of carbamazepine and carbamazepine 10,11-epoxide in the fluorescence polarization immunoassay for tricyclic antidepressants: estimation of the true tricyclic antidepressant concentration in the presence of carbamazepine using a mathematical m
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 121:418-25. 2004
    ..This mathematical modeling is feasible because TCAs, even at very high concentrations, showed no interference with the carbamazepine FPIA...
  86. ncbi request reprint Gas chromatography-electron ionization and chemical ionization mass spectrometric analysis of urinary phenmetrazine after derivatization with 4-carbethoxyhexafluorobutyryl chloride--a new derivative
    A Dasgupta
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, USA
    J Forensic Sci 43:636-40. 1998
    ..6% and 3.1% respectively at a urinary phenmetrazine concentration of 10 micrograms/mL. The assay was linear for urinary phenmetrazine concentration of 1 to 100 micrograms/mL with a detection limit of 0.2 microgram/mL...
  87. ncbi request reprint The effects of adulterants and selected ingested compounds on drugs-of-abuse testing in urine
    Amitava Dasgupta
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 128:491-503. 2007
    ..These would be identified as true-positive results in drugs-of-abuse testing even though they do not represent the actual drug of abuse...
  88. ncbi request reprint Adulterants and drugs-of- abuse testing: an update
    Amitava Dasgupta
    University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX, USA
    MLO Med Lab Obs 40:24-5. 2008
  89. ncbi request reprint Asian and Siberian ginseng as a potential modulator of immune function: an in vitro cytokine study using mouse macrophages
    Huamin Wang
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Health Science Center, University of Texas Houston Medical School, 6431 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Chim Acta 327:123-8. 2003
    ..There is a traditional belief that ginseng stimulates immune functions. In this study, the innate effects of Asian and Siberian ginsengs on cytokines and chemokines produced by cultured macrophages were examined...
  90. ncbi request reprint Analytic performance evaluation of a new turbidimetric immunoassay for phenytoin on the ADVIA 1650 analyzer: effect of phenytoin metabolite and analogue
    Pradip Datta
    Bayer HealthCare, Diagnostics Division, Tarrytown, New York 10591, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 27:305-8. 2005
    ..5 microg/mL of phenytoin, no sample probe carryover effect was observed. We conclude that the new turbidimetric assay can be used for routine monitoring of phenytoin in clinical laboratories...
  91. ncbi request reprint Analytical performance evaluation of a new turbidimetric immunoassay for valproic acid on the ADVIA 1650 analyzer: effect of gross hemolysis and high bilirubin
    Pradip Datta
    Bayer Diagnostics, Tarrytown, New York, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 19:31-5. 2005
    ..We conclude that the new turbidimetric assay for valproic acid can be used for routine therapeutic drug monitoring of valproic acid in clinical laboratories...
  92. ncbi request reprint Interference of endogenous digoxin-like immunoreactive factors in serum digoxin measurement is minimized in a new turbidimetric digoxin immunoassay on ADVIA 1650 analyzer
    Pradip Datta
    Bayer Diagnostics, Tarrytown, NY, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 26:85-9. 2004
    ..In contrast, we observed a good agreement between the target and observed concentrations when the new turbidimetric assay was used. We conclude that DLIF has minimal effect on serum digoxin measurements by the new turbidimetric assay...
  93. ncbi request reprint How herbal remedies affect clinical laboratory test results
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Natl Med J India 20:109-13. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an automated chemiluminescent immunoassay for complexed PSA on the Bayer ACS:180 system
    Pradip Datta
    Bayer Diagnostics, Tarrytown, New York 10951, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 17:174-8. 2003
    ..No interference was observed from hemoglobin, triglyceride, or bilirubin (NCCLS protocol). These results indicate that the ACS:180 cPSA assay is precise, and compares well with the calculated cPSA from ACCESS total and free-PSA results...
  95. ncbi request reprint Turbidimetric carbamazepine immunoassay on the ADVIA 1650 and 2400 analyzers is free from interference of antihistamine drugs hydroxyzine and cetirizine
    Pradip Datta
    Bayer HealthCare, Diagnostics Division, Tarrytown, New York, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 21:188-92. 2007
    ..We conclude that the turbidimetric carbamazepine immunoassay is free from interference of hydroxyzine and cetirizine...
  96. ncbi request reprint Effect of Chinese medicines Chan Su and Danshen on EMIT 2000 and Randox digoxin immunoassays: wide variation in digoxin-like immunoreactivity and magnitude of interference in digoxin measurement by different brands of the same product
    Pradip Datta
    Bayer Diagnostics, Tarrytown, New York, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 24:637-44. 2002
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Free drug monitoring in therapeutics
    Amitava Dasgupta
    Natl Med J India 16:185-8. 2003
  98. ncbi request reprint Curriculum content and evaluation of resident competency in clinical pathology (laboratory medicine): a proposal
    Brian R Smith
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Hum Pathol 37:934-68. 2006
    ..This curriculum is presented as a potentially helpful outline for use by pathology residency training programs...
  99. ncbi request reprint Curriculum content and evaluation of resident competency in clinical pathology (laboratory medicine): a proposal
    Brian R Smith
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Clin Chem 52:917-49. 2006
    ..This curriculum is presented as a potentially helpful outline for use by pathology residency training programs...