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Detection of fibrinogen-fibrin degradation products by counterelectrophoresis
  1. Jerome I. Brody2
  1. Department of Medicine, the Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  2. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia


    Counterelectrophoresis using a discontinuous buffer system permits detection of fibrinogen-fibrin degradation products (FDP) under a variety of clinical circumstances. The method is sensitive, reliable, and is easily performed using conventional equipment in any clinical laboratory assuming the responsibility for assaying fibrinogen-fibrin degradation products.

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    • 2 Recipient of USPHS research career development award 5KI CA8371.

    • 1 Supported, in part, by USPHS research grant CA 07000.