HLA-DR antigen-negative acute myeloid leukemia

  title={HLA-DR antigen-negative acute myeloid leukemia},
  author={Meir Wetzler and B K McElwain and Carleton C. Stewart and Leslie R Blumenson and Amir S. Mortazavi and Laurie Ann Ford and James L. Slack and Maurice Barcos and Soldano Ferrone and Maria R. Baer},
Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) Class II antigens are variably expressed on acute myeloid leukemia (AML) blasts. The biological and clinical significance of HLA Class II antigen expression by AML cells is not known. Therefore, we sought to characterize cases of AML without detectable HLA-DR expression. Samples from 248 consecutive adult AML patients were… CONTINUE READING