Abnormal B cell function in haemophiliacs and their relationship with factor concentrates administration.

The present study was performed to evaluate B cell function in haemophiliacs. Spontaneous and pokeweed mitogen (PWM)-induced immunoglobulin (Ig) production was determined by ELISA in the supernatants of cultured peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBL) from 14 haemophiliacs and 17 normal donors. Spontaneous IgM, IgA and IgG production was three times higher in… (More)