Clinical Question - dual CD4/CD8

Antony Bakke bakkea at ohsu.EDU
Fri Mar 1 13:17:43 EST 1996

       Are the dual CD4/CD8 cells monoclonal?  I suspect they are not and
       are part of an "immune response" due to a factor produced by the B
       lymphoma cells.  The lymphoma cells may induce the thymus to release
       immature T cells the same way that IL-3 and other factors produced
       in the periphery induces the bone marrow to produce more progenitors
       and we often see a left shift in neutrophil maturation.

       Tony Bakke

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