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Pathology Progress Test

The European Society of Pathology The European Society of Pathology in close collaboration with the UEMS Board of Pathology announces the 2020 progress test for pathology trainees. From 8th until 19th of June those interested are invited to take the 2020 Pathology Progress Test, which is primarily intended for trainees, but any pathologist curious to submit her or his knowledge base to the test is welcome to participate. The test consists of about 120 questions, mostly in a multiple-choice question…

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Immunohistochemistry Application Guide

IHC Resourceswww.abcam.com/IHC-kits-and-reagentswww.abcam.com/IHC-primary-antibodieswww.abcam.com/IHC-secondary-antibodies Immunohistochemistry (IHC) uses antibodies to detect the location of proteins and other antigens in tissue sections. The antibody-antigen interaction is visualized using either chromogenic detection with a colored enzyme substrate, or fluorescent detection with a fluorescent dye.Although less quantitative than assays such as western blotting or ELISA, IHC gives invaluable information about protein localization in the context of intact tissue. Protein expression patterns are tremendously valuable for pathologists and as diagnostic tools. Essential to a successful IHC experiment…

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COVID-19 awareness with free courses from Docebo

In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we want to let you know that Docebo is here to support you and, in partnership with GO1, we have added four new free courses focused on Coronavirus infection control and pandemic awareness to the Docebo Content catalog: “Coronavirus Infection Control” by Echo3 Education “10 Minute Pandemic Awareness” by Learning Planet “Infection Prevention and Control” by Sentrient “COVID-19 Heath Care/Aged Care” by CQI Internet Solutions Pty Ltd With learning at our core, we…

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Intravenous Vitamin C Treatment for Coronavirus and Related Illnesses

How does the new coronavirus compare with the flu? By Rachael Rettner – Senior Writer Editor’s note: Updated March 6 with the latest information on COVID-19.  The new coronavirus outbreak has made headlines in recent weeks, but there’s another viral epidemic hitting countries around the world: flu season. But how do these viruses compare, and which one is really more worrisome? So far, the new coronavirus has led to more than 100,000 illnesses and more than 3,000 deaths worldwide. But…

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Postgraduate Courses – Diagnostic Pathology 2020

Vincent Academy of Pathology (VAP), located in Linz, Austria, is a non-profit and non-governmental organization. The main goals of the VAP are education, consultation, and research in the field of pathology. One of the main purposes of the academy is to organize a variety of interactive diagnostic courses for practicing pathologists as well as pathologists in training. The courses (will) cover almost all diagnostic specialties of surgical pathology. During the courses, on each day several examples of common and uncommon…

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ESP LUNG EQA Scheme 2020: registrations are open

The European Society of Pathology Quality Assurance (ESPQA) Foundation and KU Leuven EQA scheme coordination centre are happy to invite you to participate in the ESP Lung External Quality Assessment Scheme 2020. The program aims to ensure optimal accuracy and proficiency in biomarker testing in non-small cell lung cancer. All countries can participate in the scheme. Registrations for the different subschemes are now open. Please note that the registration deadline is February 14, 2020 Set up of the scheme:  …

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The ESP Academy (ESPA): Extension of the deadline to apply

The European Society of Pathology (ESP) is delighted to announce the Second European Society of Pathology Academy (ESPA), scheduled to take place from 20-23 June 2020 in Waterloo, Belgium. The ESP Academy Is an intensive, interactive four-day workshop designed to support early career pathologists advances research excellence and innovation among young pathologists and scientists in the field of human pathology provides solutions for building up a research strategy and academic career to become a leader in pathology identifies the best…

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The January Sale on Books for Pathologists

The January sale for Pathologists is available with 30% discount and free delivery! Tumors of the Uterine Corpus and Trophoblastic Diseases Tumors of the Esophagus and Stomach Tumors of the Liver Non-Neoplastic Diseases of the Head and Neck For more information click here.

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p16/Ki-67 dual staining has a better accuracy than human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in women with abnormal cytology under 30 years old

From Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences Abstract Due to a high rate of transient human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, HPV genotyping has a low specificity for high-grade cervical lesions, especially in young women. p16/Ki-67 dual immunocytochemical staining can also be used for the detection of oncogenic changes in cervical cells. Our aim was to compare the performance of p16/Ki-67 dual staining and HPV genotyping in the detection of high-grade cervical lesions in patients with atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance…

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Our Best Season’s Greetings!

Dear colleagues, dear friends, We wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!Thank you once again for your support and we look forward to meeting you and working with you in 2020 . Bulgarian Pathology Association

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