No association between Agent Orange exposure and monoclonal gammopathies.
Summary of "No association between Agent Orange exposure and monoclonal gammopathies."
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Department of Pathology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Annals of hematology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22160213
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00277-011-1382-1
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A plant species of the genus CITRUS, family RUTACEAE that provides the familiar orange fruit which is also a source of orange oil.
Conditions characterized by the presence of M protein (Monoclonal protein) in serum or urine without clinical manifestations of plasma cell dyscrasia.
A malignancy of mature PLASMA CELLS engaging in monoclonal immunoglobulin production. It is characterized by hyperglobulinemia, excess Bence-Jones proteins (free monoclonal IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) in the urine, skeletal destruction, bone pain, and fractures. Other features include ANEMIA; HYPERCALCEMIA; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
The prevention of infection or disease following exposure to a pathogen. This is most frequently addressed by administering a vaccine or anti-viral medication following exposure to a virus.
Protection from an infectious disease agent that is mediated by B- and T- LYMPHOCYTES following exposure to specific antigen, and characterized by IMMUNOLOGIC MEMORY. It can result from either previous infection with that agent or vaccination (IMMUNITY, ACTIVE), or transfer of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune donor (IMMUNIZATION, PASSIVE).