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April 6, 1935

On Serological Tests for Syphilis with Very Small Amounts of Patient's Serum

JAMA. 1935;104(14):1272. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760140076042

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In this bulletin the author, who is chief serologist in the Ministry of Health, gives technical details for performing the Wassermann test as previously described by the same author, the Kahn test, the Meinicke test and the recently reported Rosenthal method, by using minute amounts of serum. Microtechnics are desirable in the case of infants, from whom it is often difficult to obtain amounts of blood sufficient for regular tests. The bulletin should be of interest to laboratory workers.

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