Widal's haemoclastic crisis (Georges Fernand Isidore Widal)
A leukocyte phenomenon: In some people, following a meal containing white of egg (albumin) there occurs a significant reduction in leukocytes and an increase in the refracto-motor value of the serum (refraktomotorischen Wertes des Serums).
- G. F. I. Widal, P. Abrami, N. Jancovesco:
L'épreuve de hémoclasie digestive dans l'étude de l'insuffisance hépatique.
Presse médicale, Paris, 1920, 893-899.
- G. F. I. Widal:
L'épreuve de hémoclasie digestive et l'hépatisme latent.
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