Immunocytochemistry and DNA-Image Cytometry in Diagnostic Effusion Cytology I. Prevalence of Markers in Tumour Cell Positive and Negative Smears


To determine the prevalence of immunocytochemical positivities for a panel of antibodies in benign and malignant cells in effusions with known follow-up in order to use these as diagnostic markers. Besides their ability to identify malignant epithelial cells their contribution to the differential diagnosis between carcinomatoses and mesotheliomas was… (More)


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