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Immune parameters in multiple myeloma patients: influence of treatment and correlation with opportunistic infections.

Abstract:

The present study evaluated cellular and humoral immune parameters in myeloma patients, focusing on the effect of treatment and the risk of opportunistic infections. Peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets and serum levels of nonmyeloma immunoglobulins (Ig) were analysed in 480 blood samples from 77 myeloma patients. Untreated myeloma patients exhibited significantly reduced CD4+/45RO+, CD19+, CD3+/HLA-DR+, and natural killer (NK) cells, as well as nonmyeloma IgA, IgG and IgM. Conventional-dose c...

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10.1080/10428190500472503

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Schütt, P More by this author
Brandhorst, D More by this author
Stellberg, W More by this author
Ebeling, P More by this author
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Journal:
Leukemia and lymphoma
Volume:
47
Issue:
8
Pages:
1570-1582
Publication date:
2006-08-05
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EISSN:
1029-2403
ISSN:
1042-8194
URN:
uuid:122e27e1-c375-4eaf-965c-63eaa741cf9b
Source identifiers:
270351
Local pid:
pubs:270351

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