Oral/Poster Presentations

ORAL PRESENTATIONS: MONDAY MORNING 1100-1230

1100-1230 Oral Presentations Session 1 – Precision and Accuracy in Pathology: Reality or Pipedream?

1100-1115 O101 COMPARISON OF VISUAL AND AUTOMATED SCORING OF MMP-14 TISSUE EXPRESSION FOR THE EVALUATION OF OVARIAN CANCER PROGNOSIS.
Patrice Desmeules, Dominique Trudel, Isabelle Bairati, Michèle Orain, Bernard Têtu. University Hospital Center (CHU), Québec, QC, Canada.

1115-1130 O102 PERFORMANCE OF CELLAVISION DM96 IN LEUKOCYTE CLASSIFICATION.
L.H. Lee1, A. Mansoor1, B.Wood2, H. Nelson2, D. Higa2, C. Naugler1,2. 1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta; 2Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, Alberta.

1130-1145 O103 WHEN INITIAL SECTIONS OF COLORECTAL POLYPS DON’T SHOW AN ABNORMALITY, DEEPER LEVELS DO: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE AND SUBSEQUENT PATIENT MANAGEMENT.
B.A. Schick and D.K. Driman. Department of Pathology, London Health Sciences Centre and Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.

1145-1200 O104 A STATISTICAL MODEL FOR ESTIMATING TOTAL QUALITY DEFECTS FROM TWO IMPERFECT DETECTORS IN A HEALTHCARE SETTING.
Jeremy Daniels, MD, Sayantee Jana, MSc, Alice Lytwyn, MD, Jemila Hamid, PhD. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

1200-1215 O105 DEALING WITH UNCERTAIN DATA IN PATHOLOGY RESEARCH: A BIOMARKER META-ANALYSIS USING BAYESIAN COMPUTATIONAL METHODS.
E.K. Morgen1,2, G. Liu2. 1Department of Pathobiology and Laboratory Medicine and 2Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

1215-1230 O106 ROLE OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGISTS ACHIEVING THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS BY 2015 IN ASIA.
Lia G Partakusuma. *Indonesian Association of Clinical Pathologists. **Fatmawati Hospital Jakarta.

1100-1230 Oral Presentations Session 2 – The Continuum from Translation to Implementation

1100-1115 O201 ANALYSIS OF HER2 POSITIVE PATIENTS BY HORMONE RECEPTOR STATUS.
1S. Pozdnyakov, 2G. Pond, 2M. Levine, 2T. Whelan,1,2A. Bane. 1Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 2Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

1115-1130 O202 CADHERIN-CATENIN EXPRESSION PROFILE IN OVARIAN CARCINOMA.
Md Shahrier Amin MD, PhD, Nashmia Al-Mutairi, MD, Louise B Pelletier, Johanne Weberpals, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Shahidul Islam MD, PhD, FRCPC.

1130-1145 O203 CUTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF ANGIOIMMUNOBLASTIC T-CELL LYMPHOMA.
N Botros1, L Cerroni2, AA Shawwa1, PJ Green3, W Greer1 and NM Walsh1. 1Departments of Pathology and 3Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia and 2Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria.

1145-1200 O204 CLINICAL USE OF THE LABORATORY TUMOUR MARKER CARCINOEMBRYONIC ANTIGEN IN THE ACUTE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS.
C. Maedler1, K. Clarke2, S. Eintracht3, E. MacNamara3. 1Department of Pathology, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1E2; 2Department of Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1E2; 3Department of Biochemistry, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1E2.

1200-1215 O205 QUANTITATIVE PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS IN RENAL CELL CARCINOMA REVEALS POTENTIAL DIAGNOSTIC MARKERS AND PATHWAYS INVOLVED IN PATHOGENESIS.
NMA White,1,2# O Masui,3# LV DeSouza,3 O Krakovska,3 S Metias,1,D Newsted,1 AD Romaschin,1,2 RJ Honey,4 R Stewart,4 K Pace,4 GABjarnason,5 KWM Siu,3 and GM Yousef.1,2* 1The Keenan Research Center in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Department of Laboratory Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto 2Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto 3Department of Chemistry and Centre for Research in Mass Spectrometry, York University, Toronto 4Department of Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital 5Division of Medical Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences, Toronto #Authors contributed equally.

1215-1230 O206 CONCENTRATION OF PROTEIN DISULFIDE ISOMERASE FAMILY A MEMBER 4 (PDIA4) IN PATIENTS WITH BREAST CANCER METASTATIC IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA.
Stefanus Lembar. Faculty of Medicine, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta, Indonesia.



MONDAY EVENING 1730-1900
Poster Presentations: Session A, P301-P375

MOLECULAR PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS OF A SPORADIC ALOBAR HOLOPROSENCEPHALIC FETUS: GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE CORRELATIONS.
Jean Gekas1, Consolato Sergi2, Deepak Kamnasaran*3. 1Human Genetics Research Unit, Centre de recherche de l’Hôpital Saint-François d’Assise, Québec, Canada. 2Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. 3Department of Pediatrics, Laval University, Québec, Canada.

SYSTEMIC SUPPURATIVE/NECROTIZING GRANULOMATOUS DISEASE FOLLOWING TUMOUR NECROSIS FACTOR INHIBITOR THERAPY FOR PSORIASIS.
G. Turashvili, P. Farmer. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen`s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7.

HOSPITAL AUTOPSY QUALITY CONTROL AND ASSURANCE: THE LONDON HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE EXPERIENCE.
R. Jacques and M. Shkrum. Department of Pathology, London Health Sciences Centre and Western University.

DO PATIENTS WITH ATHEROSCLEROTIC HEART DISEASE AND SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH HAVE INCREASED INCIDENCE OF LIVER STEATOSIS?
Vidhya Nair1, Iswarya Manoharan1, Girish Nair2, Chitra Rao1, John Fernandes1. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine1, Department of Cardiology2, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University.

HTRA1 EXPRESSION AND PROGNOSIS OF WOMEN WITH OVARIAN EPITHELIAL CANCER.
A. Gagné, D. Trudel, M. Plante, J. Grégoire, D. Bachvarov, B. Têtu, I. Bairati. Department of Pathology, Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec, Université Laval, Québec, Canada.

BIOMARKERS OF SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION AND OXIDATIVE STRESS IN CHRONIC PULMONARY DISEASE.
C. Cristóvão1, L. Cristóvão2,3 F. Nogueira1, M. Bicho3. 1Department of Pneumology, Hospital of Egas Moniz, Lisbon, Portugal; 2ULHT, Lisbon, Portugal; 4Laboratory of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

STUDY OF MMP9 EXPRESSION IN BREAST CANCER.
Einas Yousef1, Yves St-Pierre2, Louis Gaboury1-3. 1Histology and Molecular Pathology Research Unit, Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC), 2INRS-Armand-Frappier, Université du Québec, Laval, H7V 1B7. 3Department of Pathology and cell biology, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Montréal. QC, H3T 1J4.

THE CHROMATIN REMODELING GENE, ARID1A, IS A NEW PROGNOSTIC MARKER IN CLEAR CELL RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
Lichner Z1, Scorilas A2, White NMA1, Girgis AH1, Rotstein L1, Wiegand KC3, Latif A1, Chow C4, Huntsman D3, 4, Yousef G1. 1St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, M8V 1Y2. 2University of Athens, Greece, 157-01. 3University of British Columbia, Vancouver, V6T 1Z4. 4Genetic Pathology Evaluation Center, Vancouver V6T 1Z4.

miR-192, miR-194 and miR-215: A CONVERGENT MIRNA NETWORK SUPPRESSING TUMOR PROGRESSION IN RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
Heba WZ Khella1, 2, Marize Bakhet1, Ghassan Allo3, Andrew H Girgis1, Ashraf Latif1, Hala Girgis1, Ingo Von Both3, Samy M. Mekhail1, Manal Gabril4, George M Yousef1,2, 3,ж. 1Department of Laboratory Medicine and the Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada. 2Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. 3Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. 4Department of Pathology, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Canada.

AGREEMENT BETWEEN ROCHE 25-OH VITAMIN D3 AND TOTAL 25-OH VITAMIN D ASSAYS.
R. Hawkins. Laboratory Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 308433.

IS THERE SEASONAL VARIATION IN 25-OH VITAMIN D CONCENTRATIONS IN SUNNY SINGAPORE?
R. Hawkins. Laboratory Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 308433.

MicroRNA SIGNATURE DISTINGUISHES EARLY FROM LATE BIOCHEMICAL FAILURE IN PROSTATE CANCER.
Lichner Z1, Fendler A2, Saleh C1, Al-Haddad S1, Nasser AN1, Boles D1, Kupchak P3, Moyez D3, Nuin P3, Evans KR3, Jung K4, Stephan C4, Fleshner NE5, Yousef G1. 1St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto M5B 1W8, 2 Max-Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany, 3 Ontario Cancer Biomarker Network, Toronto M5G 1L7, 4 Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany, 5 University Health Network, Toronto M5G 1L7.

COMBINATION OF INFORMATICS STRATEGY AND PRECLINICAL INVESTIGATION PROVIDES DEEPER INSIGHT INTO THE HIGH HUMIDITY HYPOXIA INDUCED CELL STRESS.
Wang Hu1, Hu Juan1*, and Hu Yonghe2. 1Center for Clinical Laboratory Medicine of Chengdu Military, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan, China; 2 Chengdu Military General Hospital, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan, China.

HIGH HUMIDITY HYPOXIA ENHANCES SERUM THYMIDINE KINASE 1 (TK1) EXPRESSION.
Xu Peng1, Hu Juan1*, and Hu Yonghe2. 1Center for Clinical Laboratory Medicine of Chengdu Military, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan, China; 2 Chengdu Military General Hospital, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan, China.

PROGRESSIVE CONGENITAL GIGANTISM OF THE FOOT DIAGNOSED AS PROTEUS SYNDROME AFTER 23 YEARS.
A. Stueck1, M. Biddulph2, R. Fraser4, G. Boyd3, K. Dakin Haché1. 1Department of Pathology, 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 3Department of Radiology, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9. 4Department of Pathology, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, B3K 6R8.

PRESACRAL MYELOLIPOMA, MIMICKING A LIPOSARCOMA
B. Ahmadi Kaliji1, M. Chababi Atallah2. 1&2 Department of Pathology, Hôtel Dieu Hospital, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec.

CASE REPORT: LIPOMA LIKE LIPOBLASTOMA: A CYTOGENTIC DIAGNOSIS.
D.Grynspan1, M Yoshimoto2, J McGowan Jordan2, C Leduc3 and J de Nanassy1. 1Departments of Pathology and 2Genetics, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario. 3Department of Pathology Queens University, Kingston, Ontario.

PRIMARY RENAL EWING SARCOMA/PRIMITIVE NEUROECTODERMAL TUMOR WITH A RARE FUSION TRANSCRIPT IN AN ADULT PATIENT.
Erin MacQuarrie1, Michael Organ2, Julia A. Bridge3, Joseph Lawen2, Jennifer Merrimen1, Kelly Dakin Hache1. 1Department of Pathology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia 2Department of Urology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Halifax, NS 3Department of Pathology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE.

A RETROPERITONEAL LYMPHANGIOMYOMA MIMICKING LYMPHANGIOMA.
H. Chen1, T. Quinto1, R. Pfannl2. 1Dept. of Pathology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA. 2Dept. of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

MEDIASTINAL LIPOLEIOMYOSARCOMA: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.
JW Bush1, K Perry1. 1Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

POST-TRAUMATIC SOFT TISSUE AMYLOIDOMA.
M.D. Carter, MD, PhD & K.A. Dakin Haché, MD, PhD, FRCP(C). Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, QE II Health Sciences, Halifax B3H 2Y9.

INTRAVASCULAR FASCIITIS INVOLVING THE FLANK OF A 21-YEAR-OLD FEMALE: REPORT OF A RARE CASE WITH REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.
Yan Zheng, MD, PhD; Mary George, MD; Frank Chen, MD, PhD. Department of Pathology, Buffalo General Medical Center, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

ENDOSALPINGIOSIS IN AXILLARY LYMPH NODES: A MIMIC OF METASTATIC BREAST CARCINOMA.
Amir H. Salehi M.D. Ph.D. Gulbayez Altinel-Omeroglu M.D. Atilla Omeroglu M.D. Department of Pathology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 2B4.

MAMMARY HIBERNOMA, LIPOMA-LIKE VARIANT: PATHOLOGIC AND RADIOLOGIC DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS WITH WELL-DIFFERENTIATED LIPOSARCOMA.
C. Matte1, R. Simon2, S. Groleau3, C. Prady4. 1Department of Pathology, 2Department of Surgery, 3Department of Radiology, 4Department of Oncology, Charles Lemoyne Hospital, Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada.

IMPACT OF CYCLOOXYGENASE-2 (COX-2) OVEREXPRESSION ON PROGRESSION OF NOS-TYPE INVASIVE DUCTAL BREAST CARCINOMA.
NURUL Akmar Misron MBBS, Lai-Meng LOOI FRCPath, and NIK RAIHAN Nik Mustapha* MPath. Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur and *Department of Pathology, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia.

ASSOCIATION OF PRO-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINES WITH BREAST CANCER RISK FACTORS.
Hanna M1,4, Jacob S1,2,3,4, Têtu B1,2,3,4 and Diorio C1,3,4. 1Unité de recherche en santé des populations du Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, 2Service de pathologie, 3Centre des maladies du sein Deschênes-Fabia de l’Hôpital du Saint-Sacrement, 4Faculté de médecine de l’Université Laval, Québec. G1S 4L8.

DNA METHYLATION CORRELATES WITH MOLECULAR SUBTYPES OF BREAST CANCER IN TUNISIAN WOMEN.
R. Ben Gacem, S. Ziadi, M. Hachana, F. Ksiaa, O. Ben Abdelkarim, M. Mokni, M. Trimeche.
Department of Pathology, Farhat-Hached Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia.

LOOSE DISSOCIATED FRAGMENTS OF MALIGNANT EPITHELIUM IN BIOPSY PROVEN DCIS ARE NOT CORRELATED WITH INVASIVE CARCINOMA ON EXCISION.
Shaheed W Hakim, MD, Susan J Robertson, FRCPC, Denis H Gravel, FRCPC. The Ottawa Hospital, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6 Canada.

VALIDATION OF EP1 ANTIBODY FOR THE DETERMINATION OF ESTROGENS RECEPTOR STATUS IN BREAST CANCER.
S. Laberge1, F. Sanschagrin1,2,3, L. Provencher2,3, C. Diorio2,3. 1Service de Pathologie, Hôpital du St-Sacrement, Québec, QC. 2Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Unité de recherche en santé des populations, Québec, QC. 3Centre des maladies du sein Deschênes-Fabia, Hôpital du St-Sacrement, Québec, QC.

METAPLASTIC BREAST CARCINOMA WITH SALIVARY GLAND-TYPE FEATURES: MIXED ACINIC CELL CARCINOMA AND ADENOCARCINOMA WITH CHONDROMYXOID METAPLASIA.
Y. Li1, I. Pacheco1, S. Sengupta1, J. Engel2, M. Manduch1. 1Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, 2Department of Surgery, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7.

FAMILIAL CARNEY SYNDROME: A CLINICOPATHOLOGIC AND GENETIC STUDY.
Alexandra Lao, Consolato Sergi, Brian Chiu. Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7, Canada.

PROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF C4D IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY IN CARDIAC TRANSPLANT BIOPSIES: A COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS.
Bin Xu, Rene P. Michel, Kelvin A. Watters, and Richard S. Fraser. Department of Pathology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4.
FEMORAL ARTERY PSEUDOANEURYSM DUE TO CANDIDA ALBICANS IN AN INJECTION DRUG USER.
L. Kocovski1, V. Nair1. 1Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

A RARE CASE OF PERICARDIAL MONOPHASIC SYNOVIAL SARCOMA PRESENTING AS CARDIAC TAMPONADE.
Ryan Yu, Snezana Popovic, Vidhya Nair. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4L8.

A RETROSPECTIVE QUALITY ASSURANCE REVIEW OF URINE SAMPLES DIAGNOSED AS ‘ATYPICAL’ WITH CYTO-HISTOLOGIC CORRELATION.
A.Gaucher, B.Sc. MLT (Cyto), J.L. Benoit MD., FRCP(C). Department of Cytopathology, Laboratory Medicine, Saskatoon Health Region, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7K 0M7.

RETROSPECTIVE COMPARISON OF INSTITUTIONAL CYTOLOGIC ACCURACY OF WARTHIN TUMOUR DIAGNOSIS.
A. Stueck, MD1, S. M. Taylor, MD, FRCSC2, R. D. Hart, MD, FRCSC2, J. R. Trites, MD, FRCSC2, & M. J. Bullock, MD, FRCPC1. 1Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, 5788 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V8 2Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dalhousie University, 5820 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1V7.

ATYPICAL URINES: A CYTOMORPHOLOGIC ANALYSIS.
B Smith, E Siksik, Z Edgar, B Lee Wen, R Garbuio, P Johnson, A Chiu, K Tan, R Alaghehbandan, and T Thomson. Diagnostic Cytology, BC Cancer Agency, PHSA Labs, Vancouver, BC.

INTERNAL CONSULTATION IN CYTOPATHOLOGY.
Cady E. Pocrnich, Michele M. Weir. Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre (University of Western Ontario), London, Ontario.

EVALUATION OF NON-PALPABLE THYROID NODULES BY ULTRA SOUND GUIDED FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION CYTOLOGY.
Kanwal Saba2, Khalid Ahmad Al-Sindi1, Nasir Raza Zaidi3, Mulazim Hussain Bukhari2. 1Department of Pathology, King Hamad University Hospital, Al Sayh, Bahrain. 2Department of Pathology King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan; 3Department of Radiology, Mayo Hospital/ King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan.

THE DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF SOLID NECK MASS FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION.
K. E. Fleming, R.F. MacIntosh, M.J. Bullock. Department of Pathology, Capital District Health Authority (CDHA) and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

UPPER URINARY TRACT CYTOLOGY-THINPREP® VS. CONVENTIONAL SMEAR: DOES IT MATTER?
M. Toal1, C. Wang1, J. Merrimen1. 1Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, Halifax.

SUBCATEGORIZATION OF “ATYPIA OF UNDETERMINED SIGNIFICANCE” CASES IN THYROID FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATES: MALIGNANCY RATES ON HISTOLOGIC FOLLOW-UP.
Michele Charbonneau, RT, Saul Oberman MD, Derin Caglar, MD, Manon Auger, MD, FRCP(C). Department of Pathology, McGill University and McGill University Health Center, Montreal, PQ, Canada, H3A2B4

INCIDENCE OF CERVICAL HIGH GRADE SQUAMOUS INTRAEPITHELIAL LESIONS OR CARCINOMAS IN A SERIES OF 140,609 CASES – CLINICAL AND CYTO-HISTOLOGICAL CORRELATION – EXPERIENCE OF A PRIVATE HEALTH SERVICE IN BRAZIL.
Monica M.A. Stiepcich1, Mauro A. Saieg1, Rafael S. Vilela1, Maria E. Fodra1, Ana C. Barros1. 1Department of Pathology, FLEURY GROUP, SÃO PAULO (SP), BRAZIL.

RELEVANCE OF VAGINAL LESIONS ON CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING. COLPOSCOPIC AND CYTO-HISTOLOGICAL CORRELATION.
Monica M.A. Stiepcich1, Patrícia De Luca1, Maria Cristina G. Meniconi1, Maria E. Fodra1, Ana C. Barros1. 1Department of Pathology, Fleury Laboratory / Fleury Group, São Paulo (SP), Brazil.

BETTER THYROID CYTOPATHOLOGY REPORTING SYSTEM MAY INCREASE THE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT AND PATIENTS OUTCOME.
Khalid Ahmed AL-Sindi2, Asad Aslam Khan1, Kanwal Saba1, Mulazim Hussain Bukhari1. 1Department of Pathology, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan. 2Department of Pathology, King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain.

CYTO-HISTOLOGIC CORRELATION AND EVALUATION OF DISCORDANT CASES IN HASHIMOTO’S/ LYMPHOCYTIC THYROIDITIS.
S Sharma, M Mathew. Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University-576104, Karnataka, India.

IMPROVING SENSITIVITY OF LUNG FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION BIOPSY: AN AUDIT OF ROUTINE CELL BLOCK IMPLEMENTATION.
Z.P. Liu, Z.L. Xu, L. Geldenhuys. Department of Pathology, CDHA; Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

RETHINKING LABORATORY RESOURCE UTILIZATION, AN EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION IN FAMILY MEDICINE CURRICULA.
Davinder Sidhu1 Marcia Abbott1, Heidi Paulin2, Christopher Naugler1,3. 1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine – University of Calgary and Calgary Laboratory Services, 2Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine – Dalhousie University, 3Corresponding author.

PATHOLOGY RESIDENTS AS MENTORS WITHIN A CANMEDS FRAMEWORK: TEACHING MEDICAL STUDENTS IN A CLINCAL ENVIRONMENT.
S. Strickland, S. Islam. Department of Pathology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6.

A NOVEL TECHNIQUE OF SAMPLING THYROIDECTOMY SPECIMENS FOR PAPILLARY THYROID CARCINOMA.
P Gulavita, P Williams, K Williams, J Swift, KT Mai. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

INCIDENCE OF Hb VARIANTS IN SAMPLES RECEIVED FOR HEMOGLOBIN A1c (HbA1c) DETECTED BY HIGH PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY (HPLC) METHODS AT FACULTY OF MEDICINE, SIRIRAJ HOSPITAL, THAILAND.
Nilrat Wannasilp1, Somjai Narkrung1, Sithikan Hanyongyuth1, Kosit Sribhen1, Suthat Fucharoen2. 1Department of Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. 2Thalassaemia Research Center, Institute of Science and Technology for Research and Development, Nakornpathom, Thailand.

FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION VERSUS CORE NEEDLE BIOPSY OF THYROID NODULES AT CHARLES LEMOYNE HOSPITAL.
P. Tessier2, F. Langlois1 Y. Rabia1, L. Lamarre2. Department of medicine / endocrinology1 and pathology2, Charles Lemoyne Hospital / University of Sherbrooke, Greenfield Park, Quebec, J4V 2H1.

DIFFERENCES IN SERUM TESTOSTERONE CONCENTRATIONS BETWEEN CHINESE, INDIAN AND MALAY MEN.
R. Hawkins. Laboratory Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 308433.

PARATHYROID ADENOMA ARISING FROM AUTOTRANSPLANTED PARATHYROID TISSUE IN STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID MUSCLE: A CASE REPORT WITH REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.
Yan Hu, MD, PhD; Ted C. Ondracek, MD; Frank Chen, MD, PhD. Department of Pathology, Buffalo General Medical Center, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

TUMOR CHARACTERISTICS AND CLINICAL OUTCOME IN ENDOSCOPICALLY RESECTED EARLY ESOPHAGEAL ADENOCARCINOMAS WITH LYMPHOVASCULAR PERMEATION.
M. Tripathi, A. Grin, C.J. Streutker. St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8.

SIGNIFICANCE OF HETEROGENEOUS HER2 EXPRESSION IN EARLY ESOPHAGEAL ADENOCARCINOMA: A CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL AND IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL STUDY OF 30 CASES.
M. Tripathi, C.J. Streutker, A. Grin. St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8.

P53 AND MMR-D PROTEIN EXPRESSIONS IN COLORECTAL CARCINOMAS.
Khoo JJ123, Gunn A3, Peh SC2. 1Monash University, 2University Malaya, 3Sultanah Aminah Hospital, Malaysia.

EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF SHUNT SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH EHPVO ON PORTAL HYPERTENSIVE GASTROENTEROPATHY.
Handu A1, Prasad KK2, Thapa BR2, Nain CK2, Rao KLN1, Singh K2. Departments of 1Pediatric Surgery and 2Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh-160012, India.

TWO RARE CASES OF HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA ARISING FROM LONGSTANDING HEPATIC ADENOMATOSIS IN A NON-CIRRHOTIC LIVER.
Gulavita P, Halwani F, Moyana T. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital.

GLOMUS TUMOR OF THE RECTUM: A CASE REPORT.
R. Saleeb and C.J. Streutker. St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8.

THE PRO-PROLIFERATIVE α1 INTEGRIN SUBUNIT IS UP-REGULATED IN COLORECTAL ADENOCARCINOMA BY THE C-MYC ONCOGENIC FACTOR.
Salah Boudjadi1,2, Julie C. Carrier1,2 and Jean-François Beaulieu1. Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology1 and Medicine2, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada.

PRIMARY GALL BLADDER LYMPHOMAS: CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS.
Sejal S. Shah and Vishal S. Chandan. Department of Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 55902, USA.

THE ASSESSMENT OF THE BRAF V600E MUTATION STATUS IN COLON CANCERS WITH MICROSATELLITE INSTABILITY BY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY WITH A MUTATION SPECIFIC MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY.
S. Nolan1, A. Drucker2, A. Von Deimling3, W. Huang1. 1,2Division of Anatomical Pathology & Medical Oncology, QEII HSC/Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 3Institute of Pathology, University of Heidelberg, Germany.

TUMOUR BANKING OF PANCREATIC CANCER SPECIMENS: ANALYSIS OF FACTORS AFFECTING SAMPLE COLLECTION AT KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL.
Z. Khan, J. Sparks, M. Manduch, D. Hurlbut. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Kingston General Hospital, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7.

LIPOID CELL VARIANT OF UROTHELIAL BLADDER CARCINOMA: A REPORT OF 3 CASES.
A. Wang1, K. Ren1, C.M. Davidson1, M. Leveridge2 and M. Manduch1. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Department of Urology, Queen’s University, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario.

DNA RECOVERY AND INTEGRITY IN ARCHIVAL PROSTATE CANCER TISSUE.
A. Kawashima, J.B.A. Okello, Z. Khan, D. Berman. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

ANASTOMOSING HAEMANGIOMA OF KIDNEY: A RARE VASCULAR LESION OF THE GENITOURINARY TRACT.
M.R. Downes1, B.C. Dickson2, L. Widjanarko3, C.C. Cheung1. Department of Pathology, University Health Network, Toronto, ON M5G2C41, Department of Pathology, Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON M5G 1X52, Department of Pathology, Health Science North, Sudbury ON P3E 5J13.

PRIMARY CARCINOMA OF RENAL CALYX.
P Williams, E Belanger, B Djordjevic, T Flood, K Mai. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

MIXED LOW AND HIGH GRADE PAPILLARY UROTHELIAL CARCINOMA HISTOPATHOGENETIC AND CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE.
P Williams, Z Kos, P Gulavita, E Belanger, T Flood, K Mai. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

RENAL CELL CARCINOMA AND CONCOMITANT MULTIPLE MYELOMA: A REPORT OF TWO CASES AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.
Q. Zhang1, B.A. Schick1, J.A. Gomez1, M.S. Moussa1, K. Rizkalla1. 1Department of Pathology, London Health Sciences Centre, Western University, London, Ontario.

PROSTATIC URETHRAL POLYP: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE.
Yan Hu, MD, PhD; Lucia Balos, MD; and Donghong Cai, MD, PhD. Department of Pathology, Buffalo General Hospital, SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14203.

BILATERAL CORES WITH CANCER AND ELEVATED PSA PREDICT UNDERESTIMATION OF GLEASON GRADE BY PROSTATE NEEDLE BIOPSY.
Z. Khan, A. Kawashima, J. B.A. Okello, and D. M. Berman. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada.

MELKERSSON–ROSENTHAL SYNDROME, A RARE CASE REPORT OF CHRONIC EYELID SWELLING.
Kajal B1, Harvey J1 Alowami S1
1Department of Pathology, St Joseph’s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

INCIDENTAL MERKEL CELL CARCINOMA IN A CUTANEOUS HORN: A CASE REPORT.
B.A. Schick1, M.G. Joseph1, T. Rouse2, M.Y. Gabril1. 1Department of Pathology, London Health Sciences Centre and Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada. 2Department of Pathology, Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance, Stratford General Hospital, Stratford, Ontario, Canada.


MONDAY EVENING 1730-1900
Poster Presentations: Session B, P401-P475

TERATOMA ASSOCIATED (ANTI-NMDAR) PARANEOPLASTIC SYNDROME.
A. Nistor, P. Baker, C. Stefanovici, D. Sekiguchi, C. Morales, C. Bicamumpaka. Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A 1R9.

YOLK SAC TUMOR (ENDODERMAL SINUS TUMOUR) OF THE UTERUS: AN UNUSUAL PRIMARY SITE.
C. Maedler1, J. Arseneau2. 1Department of Pathology, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1E2; 2Department of Pathology, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4.

A CASE OF PSEUDOINVASION OF LYMPHOVASCULAR SPACES IN A CERVICAL BIOPSY: A DIAGNOSTIC PITFALL.
Chunjie Wang, Patricia Baker, Cyrille Bicamumpaka. Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A 1R9.

UTERINE CARCINOSARCOMA IN A BRCA MUTATION PATIENT WITH TAMOXIFEN EXPOSURE: A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW.
Daniel Jones1*, Aaron Rosen1*, Lucy Gilbert, MD, MSc, FRCOG2, Lili Fu, MD, MSc, FRCPC2. 1Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. 2McGill University Health Center. *These authors contributed equally to this case report.

THE PATHOLOGY OF CERVICAL INTRAEPITHELIAL NEOPLASIA WHICH CANNOT BE QUALIFIED.
Lee SL1, Sabourin J2, Gage J3, Nation JG2, and Duggan MA1, 2. 1Departments of Pathology, and 2Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada and the 3Hormonal and reproductive Epidemiology Unit, National Cancer Institute, Maryland, USA.

COTYLEDONOID DISSECTING LEIOMYOMA OF THE UTERUS
N. Azordegan1, M. P. Dupre1, C. Bicamumpaka1. 1Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

A RARE CASE OF MAMMARY-LIKE GLAND ADENOCARCINOMA OF THE VULVA.
Gulavita P, Acharya V, Lamba M, Sekhon HS. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital.

OSSEOUS METAPLASIA OF THE ENDOMETRIUM: A CASE SERIES.
Gulavita P, Lamba M, Acharya V, Senterman M. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital.

METASTATIC ADENOSARCOMA OF THE UTERUS WITH HETEROLOGOUS DIFFERENTIATION: CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITTERATURE.
S. El Hallani1, H. Sekhon1, B. Djordjevic1, M. Lamba1. 1Department of Pathology, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario.

HPV DNA GENOTYPING DETECTION: DHARMAIS CANCER HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE.
Sri Hartini. Clinical Pathology Laboratory, Dharmais Cancer Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia.

PRIMARY AND INCIDENTALLY DISCOVERED HEMATOLYMPHOID NEOPLASMS DIAGNOSED IN GYNECOLOGIC SPECIMENS: A CASE SERIES.
T.F. Ezzat, C. Ross, M. Sur. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L8.

PERPLEXING DOUBLE EXPRESSION OF NAPSIN A AND TTF-1 IN OVARIAN TUMOR OF A 27 YEAR OLD: A DIAGNOSTIC PITFALL.
Zohreh Eslami, M.D. Ph.D., Lili Fu, M.D., Sungmi Jung, M.D. Department of Pathology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada.

A UNIQUE CASE OF UTERINE CARCINOSARCOMA WITH PROMINENT DIVERGENT DIFFERENTIATION.
Z.Kos1, V. Acharya1, T. Le2 and H.S. Sekhon1. 1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2Division of Gynecological Oncology, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario.

BONE MARROW HISTOLOGIC FINDINGS IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS PRESENTING WITH PANCYTOPENIA.
A.O’Meara1, C. Ross1, M. Sur1. 1Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA INVOLVING BILATERAL FEMORA, AND MEDIASTINAL AND PARAVERTEBRAL SOFT TISSUE: AN UNUSUAL MANIFESTATION.
A.Paliga1, C.Faught2, B.Burns1, M.Lamba1.1Department of Pathology and 2Department of Hematology, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont., K1H 8L6.

COMPOSITE LYMPHOMA OF HODGKIN LYMPHOMA AND MANTLE CELL LYMPHOMA.
M. Xu, A. Shawwa, D. Werner. Department of Pathology, Division of Hematopathology, QEII Health Center, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

SARCOMATOID ANAPLASTIC LARGE CELL LYMPHOMA (ALCL): DIAGNOSTIC PITFALL WITH SARCOMA, NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED (NOS).
Miranda Schell MD, Cathy Ross MD, FRCP (C) and Monalisa Sur MD, FRCPath (U.K), FRCP (C). McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5.

WHO ORDERS AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD? A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF PREOPERATIVE AUTOLOGOUS BLOOD UTILIZATION IN A MEDIUM-SIZED PROVIDER.
Almohammadi M1, McLaughlin N2, Nicholson PJT1, Kahwash E1,2. 1Dalhousie University, 2Canadian Blood Services, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

BLASTIC PLASMACYTOID DENDRITIC CELL NEOPLASM: A CASE REPORT.
P Berardi1, M Akbar2, Y Ayroud1, R Van der Jagt2. The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Hematopathology1, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology2, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 8L6.

CARDIAC TAMPONADE AS INITIAL MANIFESTATION OF ACUTE LEUKEMIA.
P Berardi, LR Shier. The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Hematopathology, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 8L6.

EXTRAMEDULLARY MYELOID SARCOMAS: AN UNDER DIAGNOSED ENTITY WITH EMPHASIS ON POTENTIAL PITFALLS IN DIAGNOSIS.
S.M. Abedi, C. Ross, M. Sur. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. McMaster University, 1200 Main St. W., Hamilton, ON, L8N3ZN.

DISSEMINATED HISTOPLASMOSIS IN A PATIENT WITH CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA: CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW.
Xu Z1, Jessamine P2, Bormanis J1, Giulivi A1, Padmore R1. 1Division of Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine 2Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Ottawa Hospital – General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, EORLA Lab, 3rd Floor, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6.

CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA CELL SEGMENTATION USING A MACHINE LEARNING ALGORITHM.
Mohammed EA1, Mohamed MA2, Naugler C3, Far BH1. 1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada. 2Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt 3Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary and Calgary Laboratory Services, Calgary, AB, Canada.

MICROORGANISM AND ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE PATTERN IN PATIENTS ISOLATED IN LOW IMMUNE STATUS WARD IN A NATIONAL CANCER HOSPITAL IN JAKARTA.
Demak Lumban Tobing, Lyana Setiawan, Anggraeni Lestari. Dharmais National Cancer Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia.

DISSEMINATING HISTOPLASMOSIS: A CASE REPORT.
Lyana Setiawan*, Agus S. Kosasih*, Fajar Subroto, Retno Wahyuningsih**, Yosanti Elsa Tobing. * Clinical Pathology Laboratory, Dharmais National Cancer Hospital, Jakarta. **Harapan Kita Women and Child Hospital. **Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia.

STUDY ON COLONIZATION OF NUC-MECA GENE IN THE ARMPIT OF CEREBRAL PALSY CHILDREN AT DIFFERENT SEASONS.
Xue Huaiyu1, Hu Juan1*, and Hu Yonghe2. 1Center for Clinical Laboratory Medicine of Chengdu Military, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan, China; 2 Chengdu Military General Hospital, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan, China.

P427 THE VALUE AND CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE COMBINE OF ENDOTOXIN QUANTITATIVE DETECTION AND WHITE BLOOD CELL DETECTION MONITORING BACTERIAL INFECTION.
Zhu Yi1, Hu Juan1*, and Hu Yonghe2. 1Center for Clinical Laboratory Medicine of Chengdu Military, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan, China; 2 Chengdu Military General Hospital, Chengdu, 610083, Sichuan, China.

HERASIM©: AN OPEN SOURCE, EXTENSIBLE SOFTWARE PROGRAM FOR MODELING CANCER CELL CLONAL EVOLUTION.
Hilchie M1 and Naugler CM2. 1Hilchie and Associates, 38 Wentzell Rd, Petite Riviere, NS B4V 5X9. 2Calgary Laboratory Services and Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary.

FINDING THE DISTRIBUTION OF CANCER MUTATIONS: EVALUATING AN INFORMATICS-BASED APPROACH.
E.K. Morgen, H. Ko. University Health Network & Department of Pathobiology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Toronto.

CYTOSCAPE AND INGENUITY IPA IN AN ILLUSTRATIVE CASE OF NEUROFIBROMATOSIS TYPE II WITH JAK2 (V617F) MUTATION AND BCR-ABL TRANSLOCATION.
N.C.Zetouni1, C. Sergi1, D. Sabloff2, D. Salloum3. 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3; 2The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6; 3The Moncton Hospital, Moncton, NB E1C 6Z8.

SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMAS OF THE ANTERIOR ORAL CAVITY ARE COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH SIMPLEX INTRAEITHELIAL NEOPLASIA.
A.Paliga, P.Gulavita, B.Purgina, C.Lai, B.Burns, B.Olberg, K.T.Mai. Department of Pathology, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont., K1H 8L6.

DICER1 RNASE III DOMAIN MUTATION CONTRIBUTES TO THE PATHOGENESIS OF WILMS TUMOUR WITHOUT BACKGROUND NEPHROGENIC REST.
B Xu1, MK Wu1, A Charles2, N Graf3, MK Dishop4, N Sabbaghian1, S Addidou-Kalucki1, D Zou5, AE Reeve5, M Eccles5, C Cole2, CS Choong2, TY Tan3, DM Iglesias1, PR Goodyer1, C Bernard1, and WD Foulkes1. 1McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4; 2University of Western Australia, Western Australia; 3The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney; 4Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, and 5University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

A RARE CASE OF MUCOEPIDERMOID CARCINOMA ARISING IN A WARTHIN TUMOR.
E. Silvas and O.E. Gologan. Department of Pathology, Notre Dame Hospital, University of Montréal, Montréal, Quebec.

ADÉNOME PLÉOMORPHE DU PALAIS SIMULANT UN CARCINOME ÉPIDERMOÏDE.
M. Borduas, M. Chababi Atallah. Département de Pathologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec.

MUCOEPIDERMOID CARCINOMA OF THE LACRIMAL SAC.
S. Sikdar1, J. Chen1, S.N. Raza2, V. Kratky3 and M. Manduch1. 1Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, 2Department of Otolaryngology, 3Department of Ophthalmology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6.

CEREBELLAR MEDULLOBLASTOMA IN A 57-YEAR OLD MAN.
Edward E. Santos MD1; Dongwoo J. Chang MD2; David Laib MD1; Dian Feng MD, PhD1. Department of Pathology1 and Neurosurgery2, Saint Anthony Medical Center, OSF, Rockford, Illinois 61108.

RAPID DEVELOPMENT OF AN UNDIFFERENTIATED INTRACRANIAL MYXOID SARCOMA IN A GLIOBLASTOMA PATIENT TREATED WITH CHEMORADIOTHERAPY.
L. Florianova*1, C. Atallah*1, P.-O. Fiset1, P. Kavan2, A. Nahal1, K. Petrecca4, L. Souhami3, M.-C. Guiot1,4,5. 1Departments of Pathology, 2Oncology and (sup>3Radiation Oncology, McGill University Health Center, McGill University, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1A4. 4Department of Neurosurgery and 5Division of Neuropathology, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University Health Center, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 2B4. *Co-authors.

PEDIATRIC PRIMARY ALK1+ ANAPLASTIC LARGE CELL LYMPHOMA OF THE BRAIN.
Ryan Yu, Jefferson Terry, Catherine Ross. Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4L8.

THE COMPLEXITY SCORE MODEL: A PATIENT-CENTRED, KNOWLEDGE-BASED, DATA-DRIVEN APPROACH TO PATHOLOGIST WORKLOAD EVALUATION IN THE AGE OF PERSONALIZED MEDICINE.
C.C. Cheung1, E.E. Torlakovic2, H. Chow3, S.L. Asa1. Departments of Pathology1, Laboratory Hematology2 and Laboratory Information Systems Support3, Laboratory Medicine Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2C4.

RELICS AND REMAINS: WYATT GALT JOHNSTON AND THE MAUDE ABBOTT MEDICAL MUSEUM.
C. Atallah1, J. O’Malley1, R. S. Fraser1. 1Department of Pathology, McGill University, 3775 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4.

PATHOLOGISTS’ ASSISTANTS CERTIFICATION PROCESS AND CRITERIA: DEFINING A STANDARD IN A UNIQUELY DIVERSE POPULATION OF PROFESSIONALS.
D. Lee1, Membership Committee2, PA Section of the CAP-ACP, Executive Committee, PA Section of the CAP-ACP3. 1Department of Pathology, Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Vernon, British Columbia. 2(Membership Committee Members 2007-2013), 3(Executive Committee Members, 2012-2014).

INTRAOPERATIVE PATHOLOGIC CONSULATION BY TELEPATHOLOGY : AN ACCURACY STUDY OF 104 ANALYSIS PERFORMED BY THE EASTERN QUEBEC TELEPATHOLOGY NETWORK (EQTN).
E. Perron1, S. Louahlia2 and B. Têtu3. 1CHU de Québec, Pathology Department, Quebec; 2Centre Hospitalier de Baie-Comeau, Pathology Department, Baie-Comeau, Quebec and 3Faculty of Medecine, Université Laval, Telepathology Project RUIS-Université Laval, Quebec.

ESTABLISHING A SERVICE CORRIDOR WITH A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL USING TELEPATHOLOGY.
F. Gougeon MD1, I.W. Kuzmarov MDCM FRCS(c)2, S Trifiro MD FRCPC2 and Bich N. Nguyen MD FRCPC1. 1Department of Pathology, University of Montreal Hospital Center, Mtl, Qc, H2X 3J4 2Department of Pathology, Santa Cabrini Hospital, Mtl, Qc, H1T 1P71,2 McGill University.

“FORMALIN FIXATION: FACT OR FOLKLORE”
J. Swift M.L.T., A. Tremblay T.M., S. J. Robertson M.D. F.R.C.P., L. Boyd M.L.T., M. Cox B.S.C. (Hons), R. McKenzie. Anatomical, Pathology EORLA The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario.

DISCORDANT PHENOTYPE AND GENOTYPE IN NEUROBLASTOMA: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.
JW Bush1, N Azordegan1, M Morris2, R Yanoffsky3, C Stefanovici1. 1Department of pathology, 2Department of Surgery – Section of Pediatric Surgery, University of Manitoba, 3CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

SYNCHRONOUS POORLY DIFFERENTIATED COLONIC CARCINOMA WITH STRUMA OVARII CONTAINING A PAPILLARY THYROID CARCINOMA AND BRENNER’S TUMOR: CASE-REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.
Md Shahrier Amin, MD, PhD, Don Wang, MD, FRCPC. University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

THE IMPACT OF MULTIFOCAL PATTERN OF INVASION ON PATIENT OUTCOMES IN ORAL SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA.
N. Sinha, M.L. McNeil, R.D. Hart, J.R.B. Trites, S.M. Taylor, M.J. Bullock. 1Department of Pathology; 2Division of Otolaryngology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

ASSESSMENT OF THE TISSUESAFE SYSTEM®: A TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE FORMALIN ASSOCIATED HAZARDS AND PROCESS FRESH TISSUE UP TO 96 HOURS.
S. A. Mortuza, M. Bonert, L. Gai, H. Currens, F. X. Torres and S. S. Raab. Eastern Health and the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

HBV X GENE MUTATION WAS DETECTED BY PCR-HRM AND ITS CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE.
WU Xiao Man, ZHU Jin Hong. Department of Clinical Laboratory, The second affiliated hospital of Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, GuangDong, 510260.

CAN ENTERIC NEUROSPHERES BE EXPANDED AFTER CRYOPRESERVATION?
J Nawrotek2, D Grynspan1, M Bettolli3, R. Cadonic2, J WA Staines2. 1Departments of Pathology, 2Cellular and Molecular Medicine and 3Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario.

LEPIDIC PATTERN OF SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA IN SITU: CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW.
A. Stueck, MD1, H. Henteleff, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, FCCP2, Z. Xu, MD, FRCPC, FCAP1. 1Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, 5788 University Ave, Halifax, NS, B3H 1V8. 2Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Dalhousie University, 1278 Tower Rd, Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9.

CONCURRENCE OF PULMONARY LANGERHANS CELL HISTIOCYTOSIS & BRONCHOGENIC CARCINOMA: CASE REPORT & REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.
E. Schollenberg, Z. Xu. Division of Anatomical Pathology, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Capital District Health Authority & Dalhousie University, Halifax NS B3H 1V8.

VARIABLE ENDURANCE AND FIDELITY OF TISSUE MARKING DYES IN ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY.
A. Williams MD, K. Dakin Haché MD, PhD, FRCP(C). Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

THE MITOTIC SCORE IN INVASIVE BREAST CANCERS SHOULD NOT BE ASSESSED BASED ON TEN HIGH POWER FIELDS.
M. Bonert, A.J. Tate, L. Gai, S. S. Raab. Eastern Health and the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

INTERNAL CONSULTATION IN A GYNECOLOGY SURGICAL PATHOLOGY SERVICE.
Essie Mwamwenda-Heinrich, Cady E. Pocrnich, Helen C. Ettler, Michele M. Weir. Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre (University of Western Ontario), London, Ontario.

IONOGRAM OF PATIENTS ADMITTED IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT OF ONE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL: A CRITICAL LOOK.
C. A. F. Correia, L. S. Vasconcellos. Department of Clinical Pathology / Laboratory Medicine of Clinical Hospital of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

THE EFFECT OF PROCESS ENGINEERING ON TURNAROUND TIME OF HER-2/NEU TESTING IN BREAST CANCER IN AN ACADEMIC CENTRE.
Danh Tran-Thanh, Louis A. Gaboury, Lilia Maria Sanchez, Sophie Lépine, Mike Gannon. Department of Pathology, Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC; Clinicon Inc., Prévost, QC.

AUDIT OF NEGATIVE BREAST CORE BIOPSIES.
E. Ravinsky, J Gartner. Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, Health Sciences Centre, Diagnostic Services of Manitoba (DSM), Winnipeg, Manitoba.

DEVELOPMENT OF A PATHOLOGY QUALITY INDICATOR FEEDBACK TOOL FOR UROLOGISTS PERFORMING PROSTATE NEEDLE BIOPSIES.
H. Paulin1,2, J.R. Srigley3, J. Merrimen1,2. 1Department of Pathology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Capital District Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 3Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

A COST-MODEL FOR PRE-ANALYTICAL ERRORS IN INPATIENT CBC TESTING.
J.M. Burrows, M.D. Reis, E. Proctor. Department of Clinical Pathology, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

PATIENT EXPERIENCE AS ONE OF QUALITY INDICATOR IN LABORATORY MEDICINE SERVICE.
Lia G Partakusuma. *Indonesian Association of Clinical Pathologists. **Director of Medical and Nursing Fatmawati Hospital Jakarta.

AUDIT OF ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY INTERNAL CONSULTATIONS BEFORE AND AFTER CASELOAD REDISTRIBUTION.
Kinloch M, Rees H, Genest S, Magee F. Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 2V1.

DEVELOPING AND INSTITUTING STANDARDIZED, CHECKLIST-BASED GROSSING PROTOCOLS.
M. Bonert, S. Mortuza, L. Gai, F. X. Torres, S. S. Raab. Eastern Health and the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

RENAL BIOPSY ADEQUACY RATES: A SUCCESSFUL INTERDEPARTMENTAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITY.
Nicholson PJT1, Alfaadhel T2, Keough V3, West M2, Geldenhuys L1. 1Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2Department of Medicine, and 3Department of Radiology, Capital District Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

VALIDATION OF WHOLE SLIDE SCANNING FOR USE IN REAL-TIME CLINICAL FROZEN SECTION CONSULTATION.
Bradshaw SH, Robertson SJ, Mai KT, Belanger E, Sekhon H. The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa ON K1H 8L6.

VALIDATION OF A HISTOPATHOLOGIC CLASSIFICATION SCHEME FOR ANCA-ASSOCIATED GLOMERULONEPHRITIS.
E. Nohr1, L. Girard2, M. James2, H. Benediktsson3. 1Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta 2Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Foothills Medical Center, Calgary, Alberta 3Department of Pathology, Foothills Medical Center, Calgary, Alberta.

GEMELLA SANGUINIS ENDOCARDITIS WITH C-ANCA/ANTI-PR-3-ASSOCIATED IMMUNE COMPLEX NECROTIZING GLOMERULONEPHRITIS WITH “FULL HOUSE” PATTERN ON IMMUNOFLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY.
M Rousseau-Gagnon1, J Riopel2, A Desjardins3, D Garceau4, M Agharazii4, S Desmeules4. 1Department of Nephrology, CHU de Québec, Québec, Québec ; 2Department of Pathology, CHU de Québec, Québec, Québec; 3Department of Infectious Diseases, CHU de Québec, Québec, Québec; 4Department of Nephrology, IUCPQ, Québec, Québec.

COMPARISON OF CLINICAL UTILITY OF THE 1995 WHO CLASSIFICATION WITH THE 2003 ISN/RPS CLASSIFICATION OF LUPUS NEPHRITIS.
TK Chow MB BCh BA, MPath, LM Looi MD, FRCPath and PL Cheah, MD, FRCPath. Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

THE IMPACT OF THE ISN/RPS CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM ON THE HISTOLOGICAL DIAGNOSIS OF FOCAL AND DIFFUSE LUPUS NEPHRITIS.
M. Beeby1, S. Edworthy1, P. Ravani1, B. Manns1, and H. Benediktsson2. Departments of Medicine1 and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine1, University of Calgary, and Calgary Laboratory Services2, Calgary, Alberta.

OSMOTIC NEPHROPATHY IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS: REPORT OF TWO CASES.
Mihai Utescu1, Isabelle Houde2, Isabelle Côté2, Sacha De Serres2, Eva Latulippe1 et Julie Riopel1. Pathology1 and Nephrology2 Services, CHUQ, L’Hôtel Dieu de Québec.

THE PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF COPY NUMBER ALTERATIONS IN RENAL CELL CARCINOMA AND THE IMPACT OF COMBINED ALTERATIONS.
S. J. Wala1,2, A. H. Girgis1, J. R. Karamchandani1, G. M. Yousef1,2. 1Department of Laboratory Medicine and the Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8; 2Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G4.

METHOTREXATE -INDUCED CRYSTALLINE NEPHROPATHY: A CASE REPORT.
S. Jozaghi1, P. Isenring2, J. Riopel1. 1Department of Pathology, and 2 Department of Nephrology, Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, G1R 2J6.

LOCALIZATION OF PLA2R ANTIBODY IN MEMBRANOUS NEPHROPATHY AND CLINICAL CORRELATION.
Nantes SG1, Gabril MY1, Haig A1, Chan NG1, Banamah T2, Lotfy K2, Rehman F2, and Moussa M1. Departments of Pathology1 and Nephrology 2, London Health Sciences Centre, Western University, London, ON.

EVALUATING ESTIMATING EQUATIONS OF GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE IN HEALTHY POPULATIONS FROM 8 ASIAN REGIONS.
Xuejing Wanga, Kiyoshi Ichiharab*, Yoshihisa Itohc. aClinical Laboratory, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China; bFaculty of Health Sciences, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, Japan; cClinical Laboratory, Peking University Tumor Hospital, Beijing, China; dClinical Laboratory, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan.