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Ross-Jones test(ros jōnz),
an obsolete test for an excess of globulin in the cerebrospinal fluid; 1 mL of cerebrospinal fluid is carefully floated over 2 mL of a concentrated ammonium sulfate solution; if globulin is present in excess, a fine white ring appears at the line of junction in about 3 min.
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Ross-Jones testAn obsolete test for detecting excess globulin (i.e., protein) in the cerebrospinal fluid based on the protein precipitation in concentrated ammonium sulphate.
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Jones,Ernest, English psychiatrist, 1879-1958.
Ross-Jones test - see under Ross, Sir George W
Ross,Sir George W., Canadian physician, 1841-1931.
Ross-Jones test - for an excess of globulin in the cerebrospinal fluid.
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