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Blood viscosity in multiple sclerosis
  1. G. W. Scott Blair,
  2. R. H. Matchett
  1. Research Laboratory, Oxford Haemophilia Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford


    Native blood from healthy subjects and from some pathological cases showed a fall in viscosity after the first passage through a stainless steel capillary viscometer in 97% of tests. Fortyfive blood samples from 27 active multiple sclerosis patients were tested. Blood from 19 of these patients showed no fall in viscosity.

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