The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 7, Issue 12, pp 519–521 | Cite as

Woldman’s phenolphthalein test in intestinal tuberculosis

  • L. E. Siltzbach
  • H. R. Nayer


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    271 phenolphthalein tests (Woldman) were performed on 206 patients in order to determine the value of the procedure in detecting the presence of ulceration of the gastro-intestinal tract.

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    173 patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis and 33 non-tuberculous patients were studied. 33 of the series had post-mortem examinations.



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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. E. Siltzbach
    • 1
  • H. R. Nayer
    • 1
  1. 1.Montefiore Hospital for Chronic DiseasesNew YorkN. Y.

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