E. B. AGNOR, M.D.
The blood sedimentation test, one of the oldest and simplest of the laboratory procedures, was reëstablished as a test for pregnancy by Fåhraeus1 in 1918. Although the specificity of the test for pregnancy was soon disproved, the procedure has received much attention since that time. In this country it has been used most frequently as a special rather than as a routine procedure.
The larger portion of the literature dealing with the sedimentation test has been concerned with the factors influencing the rate, the various methods of determination, and the results obtained from the use of the test in certain
AGNOR EB. THE BLOOD SEDIMENTATION TEST AS A ROUTINE DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE; A CLINICAL EVALUATION OF 2063 CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:774–788. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-5-774
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(5):774-788.
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