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Red cell aggregation in dextrose solutions
  1. J. H. Jones1,
  2. G. S. Kilpatrick,
  3. E. H. Franks2
  1. Welsh National School of Medicine, Cardiff


    Red blood cells aggregated by 5% dextrose solutions are rapidly destroyed in the circulation, as demonstrated by radio-chromium studies. Possible mechanisms are discussed.

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    • 1 Present address: Department of Pathology, Royal General Hospital, Newport, Mon.

    • 2 Department of Anaesthetics, Royal Infirmary, Dundee.