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Lancefield's method

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A method for grouping sterptococci according to antigens composed of carbohydrate.

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A method for grouping sterptococci according to antigens composed of carbohydrate.

Bibliography

  • R. C. Lancefield:
    The antigenic complex of Streptococcus haemolyticus. I. Demonstration of a type-specific substance in extracts of Streptococcus haemolyticus.
    Journal of Experimental Medicine, New York, 1928, 47: 91-103.

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