Bone marrow aspirate as an accessible and reliable source for critical laboratory studies.

@article{Grisham1991BoneMA,
  title={Bone marrow aspirate as an accessible and reliable source for critical laboratory studies.},
  author={J E Grisham and Clare Hastings},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={1121-4}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether laboratory studies performed on bone marrow aspirate can be used to predict values in the peripheral blood of human beings. DESIGN Prospective correlative study. SETTING Tertiary care pediatric hospital. TYPE OF PARTICIPANTS Fifteen patients from the hematology-oncology division of Children's Hospital, Oakland, California, were studied during routine diagnostic bone marrow aspirations. INTERVENTIONS Aliquots of serum and bone marrow obtained as part… CONTINUE READING

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