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Micro methods and micro apparatus for chemical pathology with special reference to paediatrics
  1. Barbara E. Clayton,
  2. P. Jenkins
  1. Institute of Child Health and the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London


    This article describes methods and apparatus which permit the estimation of a particular substance without requiring more blood than can conveniently and safely be removed from a child by capillary puncture. No reference will be made to the use of methods on the Technicon Auto-Analyzer as that machine is not yet generally geared to paediatric work, although a few centres have made their own modifications to permit certain methods to be performed on capillary samples of blood.

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