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Fontaine-Aron-Buck test

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Serological cancer test based on the principle that when an antigen derived form the urine of a cancer carrier is brought together with the serum-antibody of a person sick with cancer, a darkening (Trübung) is formed.

Probably the same as Aron’s reaction.


  • R. Fontaine, M. Aron, P. Buck:
    Réaction sérologique diagnostic du cancer: ses resultats statistiques.
    Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, Basel, 1949, 79: 227-230.

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