autohemolysis test

autohemolysis test
(for hereditary spherocytosis) a sample of blood is defibrinated and incubated at 37°C for 24 and 48 hours; if hereditary spherocytosis is present, spontaneous hemolysis is increased.

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  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

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