TITLE

Schilling test

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1952
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Schilling test" is presented. It refers to a test, using radioactive vitamin B12, to assess the gastrointestinal absorption of vitamin B12 in the diagnosis of primary pernicious anemia.
ACCESSION #
21244938

 

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