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haematology

(US), hematology
the branch of medical science concerned with diseases of the blood and blood-forming tissues
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However, B19 should be considered in cases of unexplained anaemia or delay in induction therapy in children with haematologic malignancies.
Although a variety of immunological and haematologic childhood disorders are treated with BMT, childhood leukaemia is the disease most commonly treated by this method and therefore the various aspects of this disease will be described in depth in this paper.
The laboratory diagnosis of thalassaemias and other haemoglobinopathies can be achieved by a step-wise approach starting with a detailed clinical history, thorough haematologic evaluation [including haemoglobin level, complete blood count (CBC), reticulocyte count, and red blood cell (RBC) morphology], protein based analytic methods [alkaline and acid Hb-electrophoresis, isoelectric focusing (IEF) and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)] and nucleic acid based methods [such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), reverse transcriptase (RT)-PCR, and sequencing of genomic DNA] (1,2).
For this Phase 3 program, the patented allogeneic, or "off-the-shelf", Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) will be used under a US FDA Orphan Drug Designation to expand haematopoietic stem and progenitor cell numbers in patients with haematologic malignancies.
Table 2 Haematologic and biochemical data of groups Normal values Group N (n=41) Haemoglobin (g/l) 120-180 147.
Infection typically occurs in individuals who are immunosuppressed (5) and have underlying systemic disease such as uncontrolled diabetes (especially diabetic ketoacidosis), haematologic malignancies, renal failure and malnutrition (1-8).
Mutant DNA has been found in the plasma of patients with colorectal, pancreatic, biliary tree, skin, head-and-neck, lung, breast, kidney, ovarian, nasopharyngeal, liver, bladder, gastric, prostate, and cervical cancers as well as in haematologic malignancies.
Effects of exercise on haematologic parameters, serum iron, serum ferritin, red cell 2,3-diphosphoglycerate and creatine contents, and serum erythropoietin in long-distance runners during basal training.
Through collaboration with the National Institutes of Health, whose studies demonstrate the potential for Promacta to achieve a haematologic response in at least one lineage red blood cells, platelets, or white blood cells patients now have a treatment option where one didn t previously exist.
CD markers), cell viability, diagnosis of haematologic malignancies, DNA ploidy, enzymatic activity, infectious diseases, intracellular antigens, minimal residual disease, monitoring AIDS patients, monitoring chemotherapy, multidrug resistance (MDR), organ or stem-cell transplantation, platelet function analysis, transfusion medicine, volume and morphology of cells or other - Future clinical Applications: The anticipated use of more than 15 flow cytometry clinical applications (indicated previously) over the next three years.