biopsy specimen

biopsy specimen

A usually small diagnostic specimen, which contrast to an excisional specimen.
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The machine allows technicians to see if there are tiny deposits of calcium in a core biopsy specimen from a breast.
TORONTO -- The [beta]-amyloid senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that are definitive for a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease can now be identified without the need for brain biopsy specimen.
In 2 of the 19 cases (10.5%), tumor was only present on the biopsy specimen and, therefore, those cases were excluded.
Of the patients with prostatic ductal adenocarcinoma, 33% were not demonstrated on initial TRUS-guided biopsy specimens. Additionally, 55.6% (10/18) were not recognized on the initial biopsy specimen pathology report.
RAPID UREASE TEST: The first biopsy specimen was inoculated in Stuart's urease broth (4) and incubated at 37[degrees]C.
Adequate tissue was defined as a renal biopsy specimen containing 10-15 glomeruli and inadequate specimen as one containing less than 6 glomeruli per specimen.4
In November 2008, he consulted another dermatologist, who obtained a biopsy specimen in which a large number of intracellular microorganisms compatible with leishmaniasis were observed in histiocytes.
For each patient an open surgical biopsy specimen (1x0.8x1 cm) from the quadriceps muscle was obtained under local anaesthesia.
A positive result on cultured skin biopsy specimen measuring 2 mm in diameter had a sensitivity of 51.1 percent.
Two duodenal mucosal samples were placed on a stainless steel grid positioned over the central well of an organ culture dish, with the villous surface of the biopsy specimen uppermost, for 48 h at 37 [degrees]C, one in the presence and one in the absence of PT-gliadin (1 g/L).
Needle Biopsy Specimen Receptor Receptor 1 32 5 Positive Positive 2 33 3 Negative Negative 3 24 0.5 Positive Positive 4 24 9 Positive Positive 5 20 11 Positive Positive 6 20 3 Positive Positive 7 20 12 Positive Positive 8 21 11 Positive Positive 9 18 9 Positive Positive 10 17 6 Positive Positive 11 15 5 Positive Negative 12 18 11 Positive Positive 13 17 6 Positive Positive 14 10 21 Positive Positive 15 13 53 Negative Negative 16 8 17 Positive Positive Case No.
Payne et al (2-6) compared the diagnoses of cell type made from bronchial aspirate and bronchial biopsy specimen with the diagnoses based on surgical or necropsy specimen, but not all patients had both examinations.