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August 1979

Identification of CSF Leakage by Immunofixation

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Clinical Chemistry (Drs Irjala and Laurent) and Otolaryngology (Dr Suonpää), University Hospital, Turku, Finland.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1979;105(8):447-448. doi:10.1001/archotol.1979.00790200009002

• The use of immunofixation for identification of the presence of CSF by demonstrating its two electrophoretically separate bands of transferrin has proved to be a valid and rather simple method, particularly when the samples obtained from the nose or ear are very small and contaminated.

(Arch Otolaryngol 105:447-448, 1979)

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