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Large-scale screening by the automated Wassermann reaction
  1. W. Wagstaff,
  2. R. Firth,
  3. J. R. Booth,
  4. C. C. Bowley
  1. Regional Transfusion Centre, Northfield Road, Crookes, Sheffield


    In view of the drawbacks in the use of the Kahn test for large-scale screening of blood donors, mainly those of human error through work overload and fatiguability, an attempt was made to adapt an existing automated complement-fixation technique for this purpose. This paper reports the successful results of that adaptation.

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