Hæmagglutination of Cells treated with Antibiotics


PREVIOUSLY, we directed attention to the occurrence in certain sera of an antibody-like factor capable of causing hæmagglutination of group O, Rh-negative red cells modified by exposure to penicillin1,2. The reaction appears to be specific and is inhibited by preliminary mixing of the sera with penicillin.

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    Watson, K. C., Joubert, S. M., and Bennett, M. A. E., Nature, 183, 468 (1959).

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WATSON, K., JOUBERT, S. Hæmagglutination of Cells treated with Antibiotics. Nature 188, 505–506 (1960). https://doi.org/10.1038/188505a0

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