Natural killer cell function test
examines the ability of natural killer cells
to lyse virally-infected cells, that is, to trigger them to undergo lysis and cell death. Natural killer cells are normal in number in myalgic encephalomyelitis patients but frequently are "low functioning" and unable to trigger cell death.
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