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Lange's test

Alternative eponyms

  • Lange's colloidal gold test
  • Zsigmondy's test

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Quantitative colloidal gold reaction used in diagnosing cerebrospinal syphilis. It is now obsolete.

Description

Quantitative colloidal gold reaction for altered proteins in spinal fluid used in diagnosing cerebrospinal syphilis. It is now obsolete.

Bibliography

  • C. F. A. Lange:
    Über die Ausflockung von Goldsol durch Liquor cerebrospinalis.
    Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1912, 49: 897-901. Über die Ausflockung kolloidalen Goldes durch Zerebrospinalflüssigket bei luetischen Affektionen des Zentralnervensystems.
    Zeitschrift für Chemotherapie und verwandte Gebiete, 1913, 1: 44-78.

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