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Robert Royston Amos (Robin) Coombs - bibliography

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British veterinarian and immunologist, born January 9, 1921, London; died February 25, 2006.


  • R. R. A. Coombs, A. E. Mourant, R. R.Race:
    Detection of weak and «incomplete» Rh agglutinins: a new test.
    The Lancet, London, 1945, 2: 15-16.
  • R. R. Coombs:
    A new test for the detection of weak and «incomplete» Rh agglutinins.
    British Journal of Experimental Pathology, 1945; 26: 255-266.
  • P. G. H. Gell and R. R. A. Coombs, editors:
    Clinical Aspects of Immunology.
    1st edition, Oxford, England: Blackwell, 1963.
  • S. Pincock:
    Robert Royston Amos (Robin) Coombs. The Lancet, London, 2006, 367: 1234.
  • R. R. Coombs:
    Historical note: past, present and future of the antiglobulin test.
    Vox Sanguinis, Basel, 1998, 74: 67–73.
  • R. R. A. Coombs, W. E. Parish, A. F. Walls:
    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Could a healthy infant succumb to inhalation-anaphylaxis during sleep leading to cot death?.
    Cambridge Publications Ltd, 2000.

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