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Acute leukemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11933574     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article provides a review of the acute leukemias with updated basic and practical information. The main emphasis is on techniques used to arrive at the correct diagnosis. Although morphology and cytochemistry were the mainstays of diagnosis in the past, new developments in immunophenotyping, cytogenetics, molecular biology, and in vitro assays have improved the understanding of this disease dramatically and enable the identification of new entities with distinct clinicobiologic features.
Harold R Schumacher; Carmelita J Alvares; Ruthann I Blough; Fermina Mazzella
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in laboratory medicine     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0272-2712     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-05     Completed Date:  2002-10-01     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100174     Medline TA:  Clin Lab Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-92, vii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute / blood*,  diagnosis*,  genetics
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / blood*,  diagnosis*,  genetics

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