Quality assurance program for peripheral blood mononuclear cell cryopreservation.


Journal Article

Seven Brazilian sites participating in the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group international cryopreservation quality assurance pilot program cryopreserved and shipped peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) to a central U.S. laboratory for analysis. Cell viability and recovery significantly increased over time. A wet-laboratory training session conducted at the central laboratory significantly improved the quality of the cryopreserved PBMC.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Weinberg, A; Louzao, R; Mussi-Pinhata, MM; Cruz, MLS; Pinto, JA; Huff, MF; de Castro, AC; Sucupira, MC; Denny, TN

Published Date

  • September 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1242 - 1244

PubMed ID

  • 17652524

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17652524

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1556-6811

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/CVI.00187-07


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States