Published in Cancer Weekly, July 8th, 2003
"We investigated whether the determination of clonality by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis of immunoglobulin heavy chain (IgH) gene rearrangements could be helpful in the evaluation of B-cell lymphoma (BCL) involvement of bone marrow (BM) biopsy specimens," researchers in Switzerland report.
"We evaluated 83 paraffin embedded BM biopsy specimens from 26 patients with BCL. When BM biopsy specimens considered positive, suspicious, or negative by morphologic and immunohistochemical examination were evaluated by PCR, a...
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