Effect of Reagent Source, Processing Techniques, and Sample Storage on Determination of Circulating Human Immune Cells
It is generally agreed that an accurate evaluation of an individual’s immune status should include information concerning the number and nature of the circulating immune lymphocytes. In order for the testing laboratory to correctly supply this data to treating physicians for use in reliable diagnosis of alterations of the immune system, and thus changes in their patient’s immune status, it is necessary that testing methods be standardized and comparable from one test site to another.
KeywordsBecton Dickinson Blood Storage Marker Total Immune Lymphocyte Overnight Storage
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