Rustum Solomon, Dr
After completing residency at the University of Cape Town in 2001, Rustum Solomon joined the Department of Pathology at Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, as consultant pathologist. This was followed three years later, by an 18 month locum consultancy in the Republic of Ireland. On his return to South Africa, he took up position as histopathologist at Pathcare laboratories in Cape Town, a position held at present. His interests include placental and paediatric pathology as well as immunohistochemistry. He has co-authored numerous international publications including articles published in Histopathology, Journal of Paediatric Haematology/Oncology, Australasian Journal of Dermatology, Paediatric Radiology.
Article28. May 2012 Authors: Rustum Solomon, Dr , Rochelle van Wijk, Natasha Rossouw Institutes: Independent Application Specialist, Cape Town RSA, PathCare, Department of Anatomical Pathology; Drs Dietrich, Voigt and Mia. Cape Town 7460 RSAThe DOG-1 antibody can potentially diagnose approximately 13% more GIST’s on IHC than CD117 staining. It is a sensitive and specific marker for GIST, warranting further investigation for the inclusion of this marker as an adjuvant to the panel of antibodies for the accurate identification and…