Infusion, Donor Lymphocyte

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Title: Infusion, Donor Lymphocyte
Description: Donor lymphocyte infusion; (Panel 1): Drawing of lymphocytes being removed from a donor. Blood is taken from a vein in the donor's arm and flows through an apheresis machine that removes the lymphocytes. The blood is then returned to the donor through a vein in the other arm. (Panel 2): Drawing of lymphocytes being given to a patient through a catheter in the chest.

Donor lymphocyte infusion. Lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) from the blood of a donor are given to a patient. (Panel 1): Blood is taken from a vein in the donor’s arm. The blood flows through an apheresis machine that removes the lymphocytes. The blood is then returned to the donor through a vein in the other arm. (Panel 2): The patient receives the lymphocytes through a catheter in the chest.
Topics/Categories: Treatment -- Immunotherapy
Treatment -- Other Interventions
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR755983
Date Created: July 13, 2015
Date Added: October 7, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com