Resting and Stimulated Chemiluminescence of Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes: A Clinical Approach

  • P. De Sole
  • S. Lippa
  • G. P. Littarru
  • R. A. Harkness
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 141)


It is the aim of this paper to present our findings about the possibility of determining both the resting and the stimulated human Polymorphonuclear (PMN) Leukocyte activity by means of the Chemiluminescence (C1) tecnique for a practical clinical purpose.


Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte Stimulation Index Phorbol Myristate Acetate Cellular Suspension Resting Activity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. De Sole
    • 1
  • S. Lippa
    • 1
  • G. P. Littarru
    • 1
  • R. A. Harkness
  1. 1.Institute of Biological ChemistryUniversità Cattolica del Sacro Cuore — Facoltà di Medicina e ChirurgiaRomaItalia

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