lymphocyte immunophenotyping

lymphocyte immunophenotyping

a blood test used to detect the progressive depletion of CD4 T lymphocytes, which is associated with an increased likelihood of clinical complications from AIDS. Test results can also indicate if an AIDS patient is at risk for developing opportunistic infections.
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As Kocuria sp infection is classically related to immunodeficiency, a specific investigation was carried out that negative for HIV infection, leukocytes/neutrophils and lymphocytes within normal range, normal fractions of the complement, normal levels of immunoglobulins for the age; lymphocyte immunophenotyping was also within the expected values.
Analysis of variation in results of flow cytometric lymphocyte immunophenotyping in a multicenter study.
Studies and recommendations have been published addressing the sources of variation in multicenter studies (22-26), but they largely relate to flow cytometric lymphocyte immunophenotyping for hematologic malignancies or HIV/AIDS.
Nationwide quality control trial on lymphocyte immunophenotyping and flow cytometer performance in Italy.
EDTA helps to retain cellular integrity well and is used for lymphocyte immunophenotyping (12).
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