Fåhræus-Westergren test

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Test for blood sedimentation rate.

Description

Fåhræus was the «new» discoverer of the blood sedimentation rate, after Edmund Faustyn Biernacki.

See also Biernacki's test, under Edmund Faustyn Biernacki, Polish physician, 1866-1912.

Bibliography

  • A. Westergren:
    Studies of the suspension stability of the blood in pulmonary tuberculosis.
    Acta medica Scandinavica, Stockholm, 1921, 54: 247-282.

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