JOEL M. SEIDMAN, M.D.
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To the Editor: I read with interest the article by Bohnen and associates on the clinical significance of the Coombs' test. (Ann. Intern. Med. 68: 19, 1968). However, the concepts put forth by the authors might be more helpful if they could supply a bit more data.
First, the authors do not break down the number of patients according to sex, thus making it difficult for the reader to interpret the statement on p. 21 that they found ". . . a positive Coombs' reaction in 11 women of whom 6 had malignant and 5 had benign tumors of the
SEIDMAN JM. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE COOMBS' TEST. Ann Intern Med. 1968;68:1137. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-5-1137_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(5):1137.
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