American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Better health through laboratory medicine
2003 Oak Ridge Abstracts

35th Annual Oak Ridge Conference - Brainstorming for Clinical Laboratories

 White blood cell isolation and subsequent PCR on a single microfluidic chip.
Panaro, N.J.1, Lou, X.J.1, Fortina, P.2, Kricka, L.J.1 ,Wilding, P.1. 1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA and 2Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA.

Gene expression levels of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase, thymidylate synthase, and thymidine phosphorylase in normal and neoplastic colorectal tissue.
Liu, J.Y., Zhou, W.D., Sferruzza, A., Bender, R. Quest Diagnostics, Inc. San J.C., CA.

Differentiating a subarachnoid hemorrhage from a traumatic spinal tap by the detection of bilirubin in the cerebrospinal fluid following EDTA extraction of hemoglobin.
Morgan C.J., Pyne, G.J., Zuccarello, M., Jauch, E., Bhadri, P.R., Beyette, F.J, Jr., Wagner, K.R., Clark, J.F. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Evaluation of a new family of blood separation materials for rapid diagnostic assays.
Jones, K., Formovskaia, G., Hearnden, A. Whatman International Ltd. Maidstone, United Kingdom.

A comparison of gold and latex conjugate release from treated and untreated conjugate release pads in lateral flow assays.
Jones, K., Baily, C., Haithi, P.K. Whatman International Ltd. Maidstone, United Kingdom..

RAMP®: High accuracy from immunochromatographic assays by the use of internal control ratios.
Cloney, L.P., Spiller, L.J., Fong, W.K., Harris, J.E., Harris, P.C. Response Biomedical Corp. Burnaby, British Columbia.

A robust chemiluminescent peroxidase substrate.
Akhavan-Tafti, H., Xie, W., deSilva, R., Chrovia, C., Eickholt, R., Handley, R., Linski, R., Mazelis, M., Schaap, A.P. Lumingen, Inc., Southfield, MI.

A rapid, simple, and inexpensive fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) assay for direct detection of Babesia microti on a blood smear.
Shah, J.S., and Harris, N.S. IGeneX Inc., Palo Alto, CA.

Diagnosis of a new inborn error of metabolism affecting the creatine transport in the brain.
Salomons, G.S.1, Jakobs, C.1, Degrauw, T.J.2, Cecil, K.M.2, Newmeyer, A.2, Schapiro, M.B.2, Chuck, G.1, Lyons, M.A.2, Clark, J.F2. 1 VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands2 Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Discovery of biomarkers for cerebral palsy prediction at birth in premature babies using protein chips.
Piccoli, S.P.1, Satyaraj, E.1, Kaukola, T.2, Lejnine, S.1, Grimwade, B.1, Patel, D.D.3, Hallman, M. 2, Kingsmore, S.1 1Molecular Staging Inc., New Haven, CT, 2Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Finland, 3Department of Immunology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Blood test detecting autoantibodies to NMDA neuroreceptors for evaluation of patients with transient ischemic attack and stroke.
Khounteev, G.A., Izykenova G.A., Ilyukhina A.Yu, Skoromets A.A.

Analysis of the Nanogen ApoE ASR on NanoChip® Electronic Micro.
Anthony A., Reyes Lydia D., Pellecer Amy C., Redding David Canter, Anand Mandyam

Polymeric ligands with specificity for aggregated prion proteins.
Stanley, C., Dealler, S., Wilson, S.

The Triage® Cardio ProfilER Panel: A rapid one-step point-of-care immunoassay panel for the simultaneous determination of CKMB, troponin I, myoglobin and B-type natriuretic peptide in blood.
Jost, M., Banerjee, A.R., Dahlen, J.R., Buechler, K.F.