Natural killer (NK) cells are large granular lymphocytes that mediate MHC-unrestricted cytotoxicity against virus-infected and malignant cells and manufacture a number of cytokines following stimulation of the immune system. Low numbers of NK cells are found in individuals who are susceptible to viral infections, including cytomegalovirus and varicella.
No special preparation is needed for Cd3, Cd16, Cd56 (Natural Killer Cells) Flow Cytometry Blood. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Cd3, Cd16, Cd56 (Natural Killer Cells) Flow Cytometry Blood. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.