Original Article

Liver Counting of Cobalt-60 Labeled Vitamin B-12 in the Diagnosis of Pernicious Anemia

Authors: P C JOHNSON, M.D., R M BIRD, M.D., C W SMITH, M.D.


Cobalt-60 labeled vitamin B12 offers the only practical method for the diagnosis of pernicious anemia after specific therapy has been started. Liver counting may develop into the method of choice in the diagnostic use of Cobalt-60.

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