Inflammatory lesions localized with technetium Tc 99m-labeled leukocytes.

@article{Andersen1975InflammatoryLL,
  title={Inflammatory lesions localized with technetium Tc 99m-labeled leukocytes.},
  author={B. Andersen and D. English and H. Akalın and W. Henderson},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1975},
  volume={135 8},
  pages={
          1067-71
        }
}
Canine leukocytes were labeled with a gamma-ray emitting isotope by permitting them to phagocytize technetium Tc 99m sulfur colloid particles in vitro and removing the unphagocytized particles by washing the cells. The labeled cells were reinfused intravenously into the donor dogs. Scintigraphic scans were performed 4 and 24 hours following the leukocyte infusion. In animals with sterile and infected intramuscular abscesses and pulmonary infections, it was possible to localize the lesions by… Expand
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