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A rise of the icterus index had been noted to occur folowing the intravenous injection of phenoltetrachlorphthalein. When bromsulphalein was used no rise in the index took place. At first the rise in index following the use of the phenoltetrachlorphthalein was thought to be its toxic action upon the liver. It was suggested by Dr. S. M. Bassett that, inasmuch as distilled water was used to dilute a 5 per cent to a 1 per cent solution in the case of phenoltetrachlorphthalein and no dilution was made in the case of bromsulphalein, the increase in icterus index might be due
A New Liver Function Test.. Ann Intern Med. ;1:1065–1066. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-12-1065_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(12):1065-1066.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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