Direct immunofluorescence; E-rosetting; T and B lymphocyte assays; B and T lymphocyte assays
Definition of B and T cell screen
A B and T cell screen is a laboratory test to determine the amount of T and B cells (lymphocytes) in the blood.
David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/28/2009