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Chapter 11.12 : Lymphocyte Proliferation Assay

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Measuring the proliferative capability of lymphocytes is important in the evaluation of an individual's immune system. This can be achieved in an assay which cultures lymphocytes with either a mitogen or antigen that can stimulate a proliferative response and then labels the cells with a radioactive marker to allow for measurement of response ( ).

Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Lymphocyte Proliferation Assay, p 214-218. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch11.12
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1. Fletcher, M. A.,, N. Klimas,, R. Morgan,, and G. Gjerset,. 1992. Lymphocyte proliferation, p. 213219. In N. R. Rose,, E. Conway de Macario,, J. L. Fahey,, H. Friedman,, and G. M. Penn (ed.), Manual of Clinical Laboratory Immunology, 4th ed. American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC.
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Citation: Garcia L. 2010. Lymphocyte Proliferation Assay, p 214-218. In Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, 3rd Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817435.ch11.12

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