Immuno-Scanning Electron Microscopy of Human Leukemic Cells

A Study of 50 Cases of Leukemia and 14 Established Leukemia-Lymphoma Cell Lines
  • Haim Gamliel
  • Dorit Gurfel
  • Aaron Polliack
Part of the Developments in Oncology Series book series (DION, volume 14)


During recent years normal, leukemic, and transformed leukocytes have been studied by means of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) [1–3]. Under the SEM different cell types display relatively consistent surface features and despite some overlap, cell types can be recognized on the basis of their surface topography. While SEM is useful in confirming the diagnosis of the cell type in lymphoid and nonlymphoid leukemias, it does not appear to contribute much in unclassified or undifferentiated leukemia or in the distinction of subtypes of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) [3,4].


Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Human Leukemia Positive Label Latex Sphere Latex Microsphere 
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  • Haim Gamliel
  • Dorit Gurfel
  • Aaron Polliack

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