Immunodiagnostics: evaluation of functional T-cell immunocompetence in whole blood independent of circulating cell numbers.

@article{Kowalski2007ImmunodiagnosticsEO,
  title={Immunodiagnostics: evaluation of functional T-cell immunocompetence in whole blood independent of circulating cell numbers.},
  author={Richard J. Kowalski and Adriana Zeevi and Roslyn B Mannon and Judith A Britz and Lucy M. Carruth},
  journal={Journal of immunotoxicology},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={225-32}
}
The need for a systematic approach for immune function monitoring has becoming increasingly apparent in the past decade due to the rapid expansion of the development and use of immunomodulatory drug therapies and vaccines. While there has been a great deal of progress in the development of methodologies for evaluating and enumerating T-lymphocyte responses to infection and cancer, the translation of these assays into the clinical setting has remained seemingly elusive. This is likely due to… CONTINUE READING