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News and Comment This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract ANNOUNCEMENT Study Initiated.—The Laboratory of Clinical Investigations, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, has initiated a study of infectious mononucleosis, infectious lymphocytosis, and related diseases. Patients with acute infectious mononucleosis-like illnesses with clinical manifestations of fever, malaise, lymphadenopathy, pharyngitis, and peripheral lymphocytosis with atypical forms are being sought.Areas of investigation are the virologic, hematologic, and immunologic manifestations of these disease syndromes: Virologic studies—Attempts will be made to demonstrate or isolate an infectious agent with a variety of newly developed tissue culture techniques. Hematologic studies—The function of the atypical lymphocyte will be studied in terms of DNA, RNA, and specific immunoglobulin synthesis. Immunologic studies—Origin and classification of the heterophil antibody, acute phase proteins, and serum immunoglobulins, as well as the production of the specific agglutinins associated with acute hemolytic anemia will be studied.Upon completion of their studies the patients are returned to the care http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

News and Comment

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 120 (4) – Oct 1, 1967

News and Comment

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract ANNOUNCEMENT Study Initiated.—The Laboratory of Clinical Investigations, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, has initiated a study of infectious mononucleosis, infectious lymphocytosis, and related diseases. Patients with acute infectious mononucleosis-like illnesses with clinical manifestations...
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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1967 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1967.04410010130025
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract ANNOUNCEMENT Study Initiated.—The Laboratory of Clinical Investigations, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, has initiated a study of infectious mononucleosis, infectious lymphocytosis, and related diseases. Patients with acute infectious mononucleosis-like illnesses with clinical manifestations of fever, malaise, lymphadenopathy, pharyngitis, and peripheral lymphocytosis with atypical forms are being sought.Areas of investigation are the virologic, hematologic, and immunologic manifestations of these disease syndromes: Virologic studies—Attempts will be made to demonstrate or isolate an infectious agent with a variety of newly developed tissue culture techniques. Hematologic studies—The function of the atypical lymphocyte will be studied in terms of DNA, RNA, and specific immunoglobulin synthesis. Immunologic studies—Origin and classification of the heterophil antibody, acute phase proteins, and serum immunoglobulins, as well as the production of the specific agglutinins associated with acute hemolytic anemia will be studied.Upon completion of their studies the patients are returned to the care

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Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1967

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