Published in Blood Weekly, July 31st, 2003
"This article describes a rare case of bone marrow transplantation (BMT) from an unrelated donor (URD) in an adult Japanese male with Down syndrome (DS) diagnosed as having acute mixed lineage leukemia. Examination of peripheral blood demonstrated WBC 6.2x109/l with 45.5% blasts at admission," investigators in Japan report.
"Leukemic blasts with positive peroxidase stain, but negative periodic acid-Schiff stain, comprised 91.6% on bone marrow specimen. Surface marker analysis of these blasts showed the following: CD3-, CD5-, CD7-, CD10+, CD19+, CD13+, CD14-,...
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