oa South African Medical Journal - The modified diazo reaction in the diagnosis of typhoid fever
|Article Title||The modified diazo reaction in the diagnosis of typhoid fever|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Sep 1932|
|Pages||594 - 597|
|Keyword(s)||Diazo reaction, Technique and Typhoid fever|
A modification of Ehrlich's diazo reaction was used; this, in our opinion, is more sensitive, and gives more clear-cut results than the original. This reaction is positive in the majority of cases of typhoid until about the tenth day; thereafter its incidence decreases.
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