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A QUANTITATIVE STUDY OF THE FIBRINOLYSIN-ANTIFIBRINOLYSIN REACTION

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Science  02 Feb 1945:
Vol. 101, Issue 2614, pp. 120-122
DOI: 10.1126/science.101.2614.120

Abstract

The results of a study of the streptococcal fibrinolysin reaction and its inhibition by sera containing specific antibody are presented. It was possible to devise a quantitative antifibrinolysin test by controlling the various factors influencing the reaction. In man, the antifibrinolysin response was found to vary according to the strain of streptococcus responsible for the infection.