The value of PE-10, a monoclonal antibody against pulmonary surfactant, in distinguishing primary and metastatic lung tumours.


A new monoclonal antibody (PE-10) raised against components of pulmonary surfactant has been assessed for its ability to distinguish primary from secondary carcinomas in the lung. We applied this antibody to a series of 107 primary lung carcinomas, 40 adenocarcinomas of other sites, and 26 cases of adenocarcinoma metastatic to lung and pleura. Of the… (More)


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