2 articles published in JoVE
A 1.5 Hour Procedure for Identification of Enterococcus Species Directly from Blood Cultures Margie A. Morgan1, Elizabeth Marlowe2, Susan Novak-Weekly2, J.M. Miller2, T.M. Painter3, Hossein Salimnia3, Benjamin Crystal4 1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Cente, 2Pasadena, CA, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, 3Detroit, Detroit Medical Center, 4Woburn, MA, AdvanDx A rapid protocol for the direct identification of Enterococcus faecalis and other Enterococcus species from a positive blood culture using a Peptide Nucleic Acid fluorescent in situ hybridization assay (PNA FISH).
Performing and Processing FNA of Anterior Fat Pad for Amyloid Vinod B. Shidham1,2, Bryan Hunt1, Safwan S. Jaradeh3, Alexandru C. Barboi3, Sumana Devata4, Parameswaran Hari5 1Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2Current Address: Department of Pathology, Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit Medical Center, 3Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 4Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 5Division of Neoplastic Diseases and Related Disorders, Medical College of Wisconsin Fat pad aspiration is a preferred, minimally invasive, and low cost approach as compared to other methods to detect amyloid for diagnosis of systemic amyloidosis. This video article demonstrates a procedural outline for performing fat pad aspiration with appropriate processing of the specimen for the optimal diagnostic outcome.