Harmonization of molecular monitoring of chronic myeloid leukemia therapy in Japan

Abstract

Real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RQ-PCR) has been widely used for molecular monitoring for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Currently, RQ-PCR is not based on the concept of international scale (IS) in Japan; mainly because none of the domestic laboratories have obtained their own conversion factor (CF) which makes it possible… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10147-011-0328-x

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@article{Yoshida2011HarmonizationOM, title={Harmonization of molecular monitoring of chronic myeloid leukemia therapy in Japan}, author={Chikashi Yoshida and Linda Fletcher and Kazuteru Ohashi and Hisashi Wakita and Takashi Kumagai and Masayuki Shiseki and Kousei Matsuei and Koiti Inokuchi and Yoshihiro Hatta and Yukari Shirasugi and Toshikazu Yamaguchi and Junichi Sakamoto and Susan Branford and Hisashi Sakamaki}, journal={International Journal of Clinical Oncology}, year={2011}, volume={17}, pages={584-589} }