2013-08-27

The winner of the CellQuiz Championship in Houston

We were glad to see that so many of you joined our CellQuiz competition at AACC in Houston. The contestants tested their morphology skills by matching cell class to the right cell image in just 60 sec. Congratulations to Pascale Akl, M.D. Assistant Professor, Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry at the University of Oklahoma, who scored highest and thereby ...

2013-08-20

Diagnosis mystery cells case #16

As you suspected the little girl was diagnosed with Chédiak-Higashi syndrome. The patient had a sister that was a match for a bone marrow transplant, while that will help the functionality of the neutrophils, the patient will be left with peripheral neuropathy. We found another case report with the Chédiak-Higashi syndrome in the American Journal ...

2013-08-13

Mystery cells case #16: Female infant with grey hair

This case presents a 1 ½ year old Asian female that came to the hospital with an infection and high fever. Her hair was of a gray color and her skin was pale and gray. What can you see when you look at the cells?  Thank you to the hospital in the Western United States for ...

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