Folinic acid does not mobilize hemopoietic progenitors following repeated consolidation chemotherapy for acute leukemia.


Folinic acid (FA) has been reported to expand the pool of peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) after chemotherapy. We evaluated the efficacy of FA for harvesting PBSC following cytotoxic chemotherapy in 4 patients with acute leukemia. After achieving a complete remission (CR), 3 courses of chemotherapy for a consolidation of the CR were administered to the… (More)