Examen de azul de nitro-tetrazolio

El examen de azul de nitro-tetrazolio es una prueba de sangre que mide la capacidad del sistema inmunológico para convertir al azul de nitro-tetrazolio (NBT) incoloro a un azul fuerte. Esta prueba se realiza como detección selectiva de la enfermedad granulomatosa crónica. Si una persona tiene esta enfermedad, las células blancas de la sangre no se vuelven azules cuando se exponen al NBT. Examen de azul de nitro-tetrazolio

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Last reviewed 1/21/2013 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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