Help patients understand the medical terminology of their lab results and / or tissue biopsy reports.
I am a pathologist and director of clinical laboratory services. I have been a practicing pathologist for last 9 years in a 350 bed multi specialty hospital laboratory in India.
Indian association of pathologists and microbiologists.
International Academy of Cytology
International association of Pathologists - Indian division
Indian association of Cytology
MD (pathology) MBA
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Hello: I apologize for the late reply. Yes any form of infection can raise the white cell count. A repeat after treatment should show a drop back to mormal. The wbc's are cells which fight gains bacteria
Hello Amy H influenza is normally present in the sinuses. When bacterial titers exceed 1000 colony forming units per milliliter of mucus (cfu/mL), they are considered pathogenic. So please check
Hello Linda: The biopsy definitely indicates presence of mutinous adenocarcinoma. It is likely the pathologist was not aware of the PET scan report and labeled it as a metastasis. This means that the
Hello Jill A “presence of high-risk HPV E6/E7 mRNA is suggestive of an increased risk of cervical cancer. It does not co firm presence of cancer. Current protocol states if PAP is ASCUS and e6/e7
Hello Kelli My apologies for the delayed response. Your biopsy report indicates that you have a growth which is composed of spindle shaped cells, that is cells which are elongated with tapered ends