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Hecht's reaction II (Hugo Hecht)

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A modification of the Wassermann reaction. Seroreaction using serum that has not been heated for demonstrating flocculating lipid anti-bodies in diagnosing lues.


  • H. Hecht:
    Eine Vereinfachung der Komplementbindungsreaktion bei Syphilis.
    Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 1908; 21: 1742-1743. Meine Aktiv-Methode der WASSERMANN’ reaktion bei Syphilis.
    Dermatologische Wochenschrift, Hamburg, 1922, 74: 300-305. Zur Technik meiner Aktivmethode der Seroreaktion beu Syphilis.
    Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1924, 50: 1374-1375.

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