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Lange's test

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


  • 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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