A whole-blood technique for testing production of human interferon by leukocytes.


Interferon production was studied in mixtures of whole blood of healthy adults with tissue culture medium. There was no need to supplement the system with additional foreign serum and even the autologous serum and even the autologous serum could be removed by washing in serum-free medium with-out impairment of interferon production. Heparinized blood… (More)