WILLIAM J. GRACE, M.D.; ANTONIO ROTTINO, M.D.
Physicians have long been seeking a relatively simple and reliable test for the differentiation between benign and malignant disease as well as a test to determine the presence or absence of malignant disease (1). Current clinical and laboratory methods are frequently disappointing.
Investigation of the electrophoretic mobility of the human red blood cell in healthy persons and in patients with various diseases has been reported (2-7). These studies have led to the conclusion that a factor in the sera in certain disease states decreases the mobility of the healthy red blood cells when applied to the red blood cells of
GRACE WJ, ROTTINO A. The Red Blood Cell Microelectrophoretic Mobility in Benign and Malignant Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Ann Intern Med. ;58:414–418. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-3-414
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(3):414-418.
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