G. H. FAGET
The changes in the erythrocyte sedimentation test which occur during the course of leprosy have not been studied as thoroughly as they have in tuberculosis. Although this laboratory procedure has been employed in both diseases for approximately the same period of time, it has met with great popularity in tuberculosis whereas comparatively few articles on the subject are extant in the literature on leprosy. Not all investigators are in accord as to the significance of this test in leprosy. Many, including Landeiro,1 Muir,2 and Schujman,3 report that it bears a close relationship to the type of disease, being rapid in
FAGET GH. EVALUATION OF THE ERYTHROCYTE SEDIMENTATION TEST IN LEPROSY: STATISTICAL STUDY OF MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND TESTS IN MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED PATIENTS1. Ann Intern Med. 1945;22:213–224. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-22-2-213
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1945;22(2):213-224.
Infectious Disease, Mycobacterial Infections.
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