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Observations on the use of the Becton Dickinson Fibrometer
  1. C. R. R. Wylie,
  2. C. Fraser
  1. Department of Haematology, Glasgow Royal Infirmary


    An electro-mechanical instrument for use in both Thrombotest and Quick one-stage systems of anticoagulant control is described and the results obtained using it are compared with those obtained in the standard manual method. These figures show a very satisfactory degree of correlation, and it is concluded that the instrument would be of value in laboratories, particularly those controlling anticoagulant therapy by the Owren Thrombotest system.

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