biopsy specimen

biopsy specimen

A usually small diagnostic specimen, which contrast to an excisional specimen.
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To confirm the biopsy specimen contained ductal cancer, we used a consensus diagnosis ([greater than or equal to] 2 pathologist agreement) as the reference standard.
A liver biopsy specimen showed mild portal, biliary, and lobular inflammation and early biliary injury (Figure, panels A, B; a color version of this figure is available online [http://wwwnc.
The final histologic evaluation of the excised biopsy specimen yielded a diagnosis of a well-differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasm (typical carcinoid).
When the operation was over and the worm was being sent for a biopsy specimen it was found that the worm was a tapeworm and was alive," Medical Officer, Cheema Medical Complex, Dr H.
Limes, and the biopsy specimen as properly labeled and handled by Dr.
The bone marrow aspirate and biopsy specimen morphology showed infiltration by atypical and multilobated plasma cell nuclei (Figures 1 and 2).
A dedicated histologist was present at all biopsies to confirm that an adequate number of glomeruli were present in the biopsy specimen.
He traveled with specialists from the Kronotsky Nature Reserve in a motorboat, and took a skin biopsy specimen from a gray whale.
The identification of the fungus B dermatitidis in a culture of the sputum, skin, or biopsy specimen of infected tissue can confirm the diagnosis of blastomycosis.
A 3-mm diameter, circular skin punch biopsy specimen (about half the size of a pencil eraser) is sliced into about 60 sections, 4 of which are randomly selected for analysis to reduce sample bias since there may be differences in nerve density in different parts of the specimen.
This result suggests that the assay for biopsy specimen culture medium was more sensitive than the serum assay.
Millions of eagle-eyed television viewers might catch a glimpse of the company's CellStor biopsy kit and CellSafe biopsy specimen capsule in the next series of the popular hospital soap series Holby City.