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An artificial leucocyte control suspension
  1. T. R. J. Lappin,
  2. Frances M. Sanderson
  1. Department of Clinical Pathology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast


    Candida albicans grown under environmental conditions designed to yield the yeast form has been used as a leucocyte control. The yeast cells easily form an even suspension, are approximately the same size as leucocytes, and are capable of withstanding conditions which cause red cell lysis. The suspension is stable on storage and is simple to prepare in large quantities.

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