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Optimal Conditions for the Performance of a Monocyte Monolayer Assay

Transfusion. Aug, 2016  |  Pubmed ID: 27546234

Various versions of the monocyte monolayer assay (MMA) have been used to assess clinical significance of red blood cell (RBC) alloantibodies in transfusion for more than 35 years. However, the optimal conditions, including anticoagulant used for whole blood samples, temperature and duration of storage, and optimal pH for assessing the response of monocytes to antibody-bound RBCs, have never been clearly delineated.

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