Quantitation of genomic DNA in plasma and serum samples: higher concentrations of genomic DNA found in serum than in plasma

@article{Lee2001QuantitationOG,
  title={Quantitation of genomic DNA in plasma and serum samples: higher concentrations of genomic DNA found in serum than in plasma},
  author={Tzong-Hae Lee and Leilani Montalvo and Vera Chrebtow and Michael P. Busch},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2001},
  volume={41}
}
BACKGROUND: Plasma and serum samples have been used to detect cell‐free genomic DNA in serum or plasma in certain pathologic conditions such as systemic lupus erythematosus, pulmonary embolism, and malignancies, as well as in fetal cell chimerisms in maternal serum and/or plasma. In this study, baseline concentrations of cell‐free DNA in serum and plasma samples were evaluated for the study of posttransfusion chimerism. 
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