ALEXANDER S. WIENER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; EVE B. GORDON; ERICH RUSSOW, M.D.
One of the results of the discovery of the Rh factor was the development of new methods of demonstrating red cell antibodies. In addition to the classic methods of iso-agglutination and iso-hemolysis, the immuno-hematologist now has at his disposal the blocking test,1 the conglutination test,2 the antiglobulin test,3, 4 and the proteolytic enzyme test.5, 6 Accordingly, when problems of an immunohematologic nature are encountered, it is rare indeed that the antibody responsible cannot be demonstrated by one or more of the available methods. As a result of investigations carried out using these new technics, a good deal of light has
WIENER AS, GORDON EB, RUSSOW E. OBSERVATIONS ON THE NATURE OF THE AUTOANTIBODIES IN A CASE OF ACQUIRED HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;47:1–9. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-1-1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(1):1-9.
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