Umbilical cord blood banking: Evaluation of the collection procedure and of CFU-GM content

F. Bertolini, C. Corsini, E. Lauri, F. Gorini, G. Sirchia

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Procedures have been optimized for the collection and evaluation of colony-forming cells (CFG-FM) in umbilical cord blood. In a study of 64 samples, early clamping of the cord resulted in increased collection volumes. CFU-GM were not significantly affected by the choice of culture medium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-234
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Hematotherapy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1993


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Hematology

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