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Tests important in the diagnosis of leukemia

Several types of assays other than those of traditional morphology for determining clinical remission have developed since the 1950s. some of these have also been modified to detect MRD. Each of these assays is discussed in following sections.

The Concept of Clonality (intro to the concepts behind Southern blot and PCR)

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