van den Bergh's test


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van den Bergh's test

[van′ dən burgs′]
Etymology: Albert A.H. van den Bergh, Dutch physician, 1869-1943
a test for the presence of bilirubin in the blood serum. Blood is obtained from a patient, and the diluted serum is added to diazo reagent. A blue or violet color indicates the presence of bilirubin. The rate and magnitude of the color change are noted. See also bilirubin.