Sera were collected from 20 patients in whose cases the diagnoses were distributed as follows 5 cases of hyperthyroidism, one case of hyperfixing thyroid nodule 6 cases of myxoedemas, 2 cases of simple colloid goiters, one case of Hashimoto disease, 2 cases of Biermer disease, 3 cases of miscellaneous diseases. In order to discover any possible anti-thyroid antibodies by means of immunofluorescence, the indirect method of Coons et al was implemented. Author
Trans. of Societe de Biologie et de ses Filiales. Comptes Rendus des Seances (France) v158 p141-145 1964.