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A RAPID “SIDE-ROOM” METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF PLASMA FIBRINOGEN CONCENTRATION AS FIBRIN
  1. G. I. C. Ingram,
  2. Myrtle O. Matchett
  1. Louis Jenner Laboratory and Department of Clinical Pathology, St. Thomas's Hospital and Medical School, London

    Abstract

    A method is proposed for the rapid estimation of plasma fibrinogen concentration. The technique depends on the increase of optical density occurring when plasma clots. A kit is described which obviates the use of laboratory apparatus, so that the test may be performed in the ward side-room if a small centrifuge can be provided.

    A calibration curve has been prepared for use with commercial opacity standards, and a measure of the error of the method has been obtained.

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