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Medical Term:

LE cell test


Definition: in vitro incubation of blood or bone marrow of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, or action of their serum on normal leukocytes, causes formation of characteristic LE cells.

Synonym(s): lupus erythematosus cell test

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