The natural killer activity of peritoneal fluid lymphocytes is decreased in women with endometriosis.

@article{Oosterlynck1992TheNK,
  title={The natural killer activity of peritoneal fluid lymphocytes is decreased in women with endometriosis.},
  author={Didier J. Oosterlynck and Christel Meuleman and Mark Waer and Michel Vandeputte and Philippe R. Koninckx},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1992},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          290-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the local natural killer (NK) activity of the peritoneal fluid mononuclear cells (PFMC). DESIGN PATIENTS: In a prospective way, the NK activity (K562-assay) was measured in peripheral blood (PB) and peritoneal fluid (PF) of 44 women who underwent a laparoscopy for infertility and/or pain at the University Hospital of Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE The NK activity of peripheral blood mononuclear cells and PFMC, the number and concentration of PFMC… CONTINUE READING

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