Medical Dictionary

van den Bergh reaction

noun \ˈvan-dən-ˌbərg-\

Medical Definition of van den Bergh reaction

  1. :  the chemical reaction that takes place in the van den Bergh test when bilirubin is present in the blood

Biographical Note for van den bergh reaction

Van den Bergh


Albert Abraham Hijmans

(1869–1943), Dutch physician. Van den Bergh introduced in 1913 a test for the presence of bilirubin in the blood.

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