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Sachs-Georgi reaction

Alternative eponyms

  • Sachs-Georgi test

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A serological test for syphilis.

Description

Precipitation reaction to demonstrate lipoid antibodies, used as a serological diagnostical method in syphilis. The first precipitation test for syphilis of diagnostic practicality.

Bibliography

  • H. Sachs, W. Georgi:
    Zur Serodiagnostik der Syphilis mittels Ausflockung durch cholesterinierte Extrakte.
    Medizinische Klinik, M√ľnchen, 1918, 14: 805-809. Zur Kritik des serologischen Luesnachweises mittels Ausflockung.
    M√ľnchener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1919, 66: 440-442.

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