Volume 56, Issue 1 (30 1998)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1998, 56(1): 30-35 | Back to browse issues page

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Zamani A, Masood A. Study of Phagocytosis Using Luminol Enhanced Chemiluminescence in Pregnant Women (P.W). Tehran Univ Med J 1998; 56 (1) :30-35
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Abstract:   (7379 Views)
We evaluated the power of pregnant women's neutrophils in releasing the oxidant substances (such as H202, superoxide, ...) in the presence of luminol. In the presence of luminol these substances will emit light and we measured this light by a luminometer (chemiluminescence technicque). Baker's yeast was used for neutrophil activation.
This study includes 45 pregnant women (mean age = 30.7 years) and 20 controls (mean age 31.8 years).
Results : 1-the mean of maximum light in p.w (N-CL in p.w) was 209.1 mv (milivolt) and in controls 152.6 mv.
2-the mean of maximum time for N-CL in p.w is 10.3 min and in control 11.1 min.
We observed that N-CL (power of phagocytosis) in p.w increased (P< 0.01) but the time didn't.
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