Which immunophenotyping analyses are performed in the workup of pediatric acute myelocytic leukemia (AML)?

Updated: Sep 12, 2017
  • Author: Mark E Weinblatt, MD; Chief Editor: Jennifer Reikes Willert, MD  more...
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Immunophenotyping: To further characterize leukemic cells for different cell lineages and stages of development

  • Cytogenetic testing: To confirm the diagnosis and for prognostic purposes

  • HLA typing: To identify HLA–matched family donors for possible BMT or HSCT in high-risk patients


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