Sydney L. Rooney

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Ethylene glycol (EG) is a common cause of toxic ingestions. Gas chromatography (GC)-based laboratory assays are the gold standard for diagnosing EG intoxication. However, GC requires specialized instrumentation and technical expertise that limits feasibility for many clinical laboratories. The objective of this retrospective study was to determine the(More)
We thank Kim et al. for comments regarding our article on the utility of the rapid ethylene glycol (EG) assay [1]. We recognize that other institutions may have alternative approaches for the diagnosis of toxic alcohol ingestions. Kim et al. suggest use of unexplained acidosis as the major laboratory sign for evaluation of toxic alcohol ingestion. However,(More)
BACKGROUND Basal cell predominant salivary gland neoplasms can be difficult to separate histologically. One of the most aggressive of basaloid salivary gland neoplasms is adenoid cystic carcinoma. MYB expression by immunohistochemistry has been documented in adenoid cystic carcinoma. Some investigators have suggested that using this expression can help in(More)
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