Article Abstract

Minimal residual disease detection in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia: does flow cytometry score a point over molecular biology?

Authors: Adriano Venditti, Maria Ilaria Del Principe, Luca Maurillo, Francesco Buccisano, Sergio Amadori


In acute myeloid leukemia (AML), achievement of morphologic complete remission (RC) still remains the “gold standard” to make a judgment on treatment response and yet hematologists wonder about its utility in the era of minimal residual disease (MRD) detection.