Endogenous interleukin-11 (IL-11) levels in newly diagnosed children with acquired severe aplastic anemia (SAA).

@article{Cockrell2004EndogenousI,
  title={Endogenous interleukin-11 (IL-11) levels in newly diagnosed children with acquired severe aplastic anemia (SAA).},
  author={Erin M Cockrell and Jim Gorman and Jeffrey Hord},
  journal={Cytokine},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={55-8}
}
BACKGROUND Impaired hematopoietic growth factor production is a hypothetical contributing factor to the development of acquired severe aplastic anemia (SAA). The serum levels of most hematopoietic cytokines in SAA patients are elevated. OBJECTIVE To measure interleukin-11 levels in newly diagnosed SAA children and attempt to correlate levels with disease severity and response to therapy. DESIGN/METHODS Following enrollment into a clinical study but prior to treatment, serum samples were… CONTINUE READING