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Alsever's solution

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Antocoagulant for storing test erythrocytes.

Description

Antocoagulant for storing test erythrocytes. Consists of 2.05 % glycoside, 0.42 % sodiumchloride, 0.8 % tri-sodiumcitrate, 0.055 % citric acid in aqua destillata. A modified Alsever solution formula is used to conserve red blood cell in american commercial blood solutions.

Bibliography

  • J. B. Alsever and R. W. Ainslie (new York), in:
    Journal of Medicine, Westbury, NY, 1941, 41: 126.

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