PAUL BUNN, M.D.; BERYL DROBECK, B.S.; JEAN GINO, M.D.; CHARLES ADAIR, M.D.; LEONARD CANARILI
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The Middlebrook-DuBos test for measurement of circulating hemagglutinins in the sera of tuberculous humans was initially described as a useful tool to aid the clinician in the diagnosis and management of the disease.1, 2 Some reports have indicated that there was practical value in its common usage.3, 4 Other reports have suggested that the test was not of great worth.5, 6 Because some confusion still exists concerning the practical usefulness of the hemagglutination test in the field of tuberculosis, this report describes further observations upon it in man and animals.
The hemagglutination test was performed substantially by the method
BUNN P, DROBECK B, GINO J, ADAIR C, CANARILI L. SOME OBSERVATIONS UPON THE MIDDLEBROOK-DUBOS HEMAGGLUTINATION TEST IN MAN AND ANIMALS1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:84–95. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-1-84
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(1):84-95.
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