Proposals for the Classification of the Acute Leukaemias French‐American‐British (FAB) Co‐operative Group

@article{Bennett1976ProposalsFT,
  title={Proposals for the Classification of the Acute Leukaemias French‐American‐British (FAB) Co‐operative Group},
  author={John M. Bennett and Daniel Catovsky and Marie‐Theregse Daniel and Georges Flandrin and D. A. G. Galton and H. R. Gralnick and C. Sultan},
  journal={British Journal of Haematology},
  year={1976},
  volume={33}
}
A uniform system of classification and nomenclature of the acute leukaemias, at present lacking, should permit more accurate recording of the distribution of cases entered into clinical trials, and could provide a reference standard when newly developed cell-surface markers believed to characterize specific cell types are applied to cases of acute leukaemia. [...] Key Method Proposals based on conventional morphological and cytochemical methods are offered following the study of peripheral blood and bone-marrow…Expand
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A working numerical notation has been devised for the cytomorphological classification of 238 cases of acute leukaemia in adults (20 years and above) admitted by the referring centres in the UnitedExpand