Abnormal depolarizing patterns in three patients with filarial infection

Abstract

Several authors have described a particular potential of automated depolarization analysis in detecting malaria infection as part of the routine full blood count (FBC) performed by the Cell-Dyn 4000 analyzer. In these cases, abnormal depolarizing patterns are due to the presence of leukocyte-associated malaria hemozoin, a pigment which depolarizes the laser… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-003-0786-y

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