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Debré-Paraf reaction

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A method which consists of investigating the humours (humeurs) with a fixation equivalent to the Bordet-Gengou reaction, but using and antigen instead of antibody. It has been used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Described by Paraf in 1891.


  • Robert Debré and Jean Paraf:
    Nouvelle application de la réaction de Bordet-Gengou au diagnostic de la tuberculose. La réaction de l'antigène. (Première note: technique).
    Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances et mémoires de la Société de biologie, 1911, 71: 65-67.
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