Comparative assessment of DNA analysis in effusions by image analysis and flow cytometry.

@article{Banks1994ComparativeAO,
  title={Comparative assessment of DNA analysis in effusions by image analysis and flow cytometry.},
  author={Evelyn R. Banks and Chester D. Jennings and Samuel Jacobs and Diane Davis Davey},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  year={1994},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={62-6; discussion 66-7}
}
Cytologic evaluation of body cavity fluids is useful to detect malignancy within the pleural and peritoneal spaces. A definitive diagnosis cannot always be made on cytologic evaluation alone. As malignant processes may show abnormal DNA content, DNA analysis of effusions may be useful. Therefore, we determined the DNA content of 37 effusions by flow… CONTINUE READING