Effects of Synthetic Detergents and Other Agents on Eosinophils in the Formation of Charcot-Leyden Crystals


ECENTLY,’ the senior author reported a method by which Charcot-Leyden crystals could be formed rapidly and constantly from eosinophils with a detergent and wetting agent, dihexyl sodium sulfosuccinate, (Aerosol MA). It was found that crystals could be formed in the buffy coat of per cent of 100 routine hospital admissions within twenty-four hours by this… (More)

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