Clinical Biochemistry

Section edited by Ferdinando Mannello

This section aims to publish articles covering analysis of bodily fluids. It includes articles relating to clinical chemistry, drug monitoring and toxicology with the focus on laboratory tests. We encourage submission of studies on bodily fluid biomarkers in disease and diagnosis.

  1. Research article

    Nucleic acid extraction from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded cancer cell line samples: a trade off between quantity and quality?

    Advanced genomic techniques such as Next-Generation-Sequencing (NGS) and gene expression profiling, including NanoString, are vital for the development of personalised medicines, as they enable molecular disea...

    Caroline Seiler, Alan Sharpe, J. Carl Barrett, Elizabeth A. Harrington, Emma V. Jones and Gayle B. Marshall

    BMC Clinical Pathology 2016 16:17

    Published on: 14 November 2016

  2. Research article

    Oxidative profile of sickle cell patients in a Cameroonian urban hospital

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a class of hemoglobinopathy resulting from a single mutation in the ß-globin chain inducing the substitution of valine for glutamic acid at the sixth amino acid position which lead...

    Vicky Jocelyne Ama Moor, Constant Anatole Pieme, Bernard Chetcha Chemegne, Helene Manonji, Borgia Legrand Njinkio Nono, Corine Tchoula Mamiafo, Bruno Moukette Moukette, Francine Tankeu Nzufo and Asonganyi Tazoacha

    BMC Clinical Pathology 2016 16:15

    Published on: 21 September 2016

  3. Research article

    Dried blood spot omega-3 and omega-6 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid levels in 7–9 year old Zimbabwean children: a cross sectional study

    Omega-3 long chain-polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs)–docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)– and omega-6 LC-PUFA arachidonic acid (ARA), are essential for ...

    Grace Mashavave, Patience Kuona, Willard Tinago, Babill Stray-Pedersen, Marshall Munjoma and Cuthbert Musarurwa

    BMC Clinical Pathology 2016 16:14

    Published on: 5 August 2016

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