- Analytical and clinical performance characteristics of the Simplexa BK virus quantitative PCR assay for the diagnosis of polyomavirus-associated nephropathy in renal transplant recipients using plasma and urine specimensSteve Miller
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Laboratories, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States
J Clin Virol 55:310-6. 2012..Quantification of BK viral load in plasma and urine can predict the development of polyomavirus-associated nephropathy, though each assay requires careful evaluation of analytical and clinical performance characteristics for optimal use...
- Gene expression patterns during adaptation of a helminth parasite to different environmental nichesEmmitt R Jolly
California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research QB3 of the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94158 USA
Genome Biol 8:R65. 2007..We report a global transcriptional analysis of how this parasite alters gene regulation to adapt to three distinct environments...
- Cytologic evaluation can predict microbial culture results for infectious causes of pulmonary nodules in patients undergoing fine needle aspiration biopsySteve A Miller
Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:330-3. 2010..Cytology predicted positive cultures in all cases where organisms were visualized, and it was associated with negative cultures in 24 of 25 cases where inflammatory changes and necrosis were absent...