Lymphoblast Transformation test by using insulin as antigen


The study includes using exogenous insulin for stimulated T-lymphocytes isolated from peripheral blood for lymphoblast transformation test in (10) Diabetic patients,(5) of them Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM) and others Non- Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus NIDDM,compared with (10) healthy person as control.the results indicated lymphoblast transformation for lymphocytes which is an isolated from IDDM patients,and one patient with NIDDM ,the others with NIDDM didn’t response to exogenous insulin.