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International Journal of Hematology

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 97–98 | Cite as

False-Positive Plasma (1↙3)-β-D-Glucan Test following Immunoglobulin Product Replacement in an Adult Bone Marrow Recipient

  • Masahiro Ogawa
  • Hiroki Hori
  • Shigeko Niiguchi
  • Eiichi Azuma
  • Yoshihiro Komada
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Bone Marrow Transplantation Glucan Invasive Fungal Infection Limulus Amebocyte Lysate Undergo Bone Marrow Transplantation 

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Copyright information

© The Japanese Society of Hematology 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masahiro Ogawa
    • 1
  • Hiroki Hori
    • 1
  • Shigeko Niiguchi
    • 2
  • Eiichi Azuma
    • 1
  • Yoshihiro Komada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsMie University School of MedicineTsu, MieJapan
  2. 2.Division of Clinical LaboratoryMie University School of MedicineTsu, MieJapan

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