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Blood storage affects the detection of cellular prion protein on peripheral blood leukocytes and circulating dendritic cells in part by promoting platelet satellitism

Publication at First Faculty of Medicine |


Our study demonstrates that the storage of blood prior to analysis greatly affects the detection of PrPc by flow cytometiy. To limit the inclusion of storage-generated artifacts, we recommend the processing of blood samples immediately after their collection. (C) 2012 Elsevier B.V.

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