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CD30 expression by peripheral blood monocytes and hepatic macrophages in a child with miliary tuberculosis.
  1. M L Epstein,
  2. K P Windebank,
  3. A D Burt,
  4. L Thomas,
  5. A J Cant
  1. Department of Child Health, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.


    The peripheral blood of a 3 month old boy with disseminated tuberculosis showed CD30 positive monocytes on flow cytometric analysis. His liver contained CD30 positive staining macrophages and giant cells. CD30 is an activation antigen which has not been previously found on peripheral blood monocytes.

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