Published in Blood Weekly, April 3rd, 2003
"The current standard of monitoring transplant patients by drug levels is not optimal because it does not take into account the different and individual effects of immunosuppressive drugs on each patient. In this study, the authors tested immune function assays for monitoring transplant patients. Blood was collected from stable renal transplant patients treated with cyclosporin, mycophenolate mofetil, and prednisone (n=8), and from healthy volunteers (n=12)," researchers in the United States report.
"Lymphocyte proliferation, expression of T-cell surface activation...
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