Pathology

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Hematopathology atlases

Cell markers & identification

Genetics

  • My Cancer Genome - Information about specific mutations and clinical trials by mutation type
  • Genetics Atlas (use the search box on the main page) - Contains wonderfully detailed information about genetic mutations, including images and information about associated diseases.

General pathology

Inactive links

  • Teaching Cases in Hematology: A Virtual Slide Atlas (http://www.pathology.ubc.ca/html/3DBooks/HematologyCases/index.html) - If login prompt appears, use username: dhplc password: hardwick

Labs

Conversion between different methods of measuring EBV (Epstein-Barr) viral loads

Unit Conversion factor Low load High load
Copies/10^5 peripheral blood lymphocyte (PBL) 1 8-200 >200
Copies/ug DNA 3 24-600 >600
Copies/10^6 PBLs 10 80-2000 >2000
Copies/mL of blood (about 2 x 10^6 PBLs) 20 160-4000 >4000
Copies/10^7 B cells 1000 10^4-10^5 >10^5

Adapted from: Rowe DT, Webber S, Schauer EM, Reyes J, Green M. Epstein-Barr virus load monitoring: its role in the prevention and management of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease. Transpl Infect Dis. 2001 Jun;3(2):79-87. link to original article PubMed