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Screening for complement deficiency

Orren, Ann 2000. Screening for complement deficiency. In: Morgan, B. Paul ed. Complement Methods and Protocols, Vol. 150. Methods in Molecular Biology, Springer, pp. 139-158. (10.1385/1-59259-056-X:139)

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Complement (C) deficiencies are not common and laboratory screening for clinical reasons generally involves examining relatively few samples. Nevertheless, because of the range of tests, complete testing may mean carrying out many different assays. In contrast, the determination of the prevalence of genetic complement deficiencies in populations requires a very few specific methods that are suitable for dealing with a large number of samples.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR180 Immunology
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Humans; DNA; Complement System Proteins; Complement Hemolytic Activity Assay; Properdin; Mass Screening; Immunoassay; Blood Coagulation Disorders; Immune System Diseases
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9780896036543
ISSN: 1064-3745
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2020 16:06

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