We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Article |

The Lymphocytes.

Lung T. Yam, MD
Arch Intern Med. 1968;121(4):379-380. doi:10.1001/archinte.1968.03640040073026.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


This monograph summarizes current information regarding lymphocytes, cells which were once considered end-stage cells. At first glance, it seems ridiculous to spend so much effort on such plain-looking cells, and only the normal ones. It is now known that the lymphocytes, despite their insignificant morphologic appearance, are very important cells, playing a key role in the immune mechanism. This radical change in thinking has been brought forth by a countless number of studies from various sections of biological science. Information about lymphocytes will undoubtedly be further augmented because of the ever increasing interest that is rapidly being generated. If the investigators who have been interested in these cells have found it difficult to keep up with the voluminous literature, they may well find themselves lost in the sea of information dealing with this subject in the future. There is an urgent need for a monograph which will serve the following


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview





Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.