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Annals of Hematology

, Volume 98, Issue 5, pp 1293–1295 | Cite as

Neutrophil faggot cells and inv(16): not such a fortuitous association?

  • M. Paz Garrastazul-Sánchez
  • Miriam Vilches-Moreno
  • M. Carmen Fernández-Valle
  • Inmaculada Marchante-Cepillo
  • Concepción Prats-MartínEmail author
  • Ricardo Bernal
  • Rosario M. Morales-Camacho
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by any of the authors.

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Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Paz Garrastazul-Sánchez
    • 1
  • Miriam Vilches-Moreno
    • 1
  • M. Carmen Fernández-Valle
    • 1
  • Inmaculada Marchante-Cepillo
    • 1
  • Concepción Prats-Martín
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ricardo Bernal
    • 2
  • Rosario M. Morales-Camacho
    • 2
  1. 1.UGC Hematología, Inmunología y Genética del Hospital Universitario Puerta del MarCádizSpain
  2. 2.UGC de Hematología, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla (IBIS)/CSIC/Universidad de SevillaSevillaSpain

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