Heinz Küstner

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Heinz Küstner (1897 — 1963) was a German gynecologist and obstetrician who helped develop the Prausnitz-Küstner test while an assistant of Otto Prausnitz. He died after years of accidental inoculation from his own experiments with antibodies and infectious agents isolated after gynecologic operations in 1931.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Metzger H (2003), Two Approaches to Peanut Allergy, New England Journal of Medicine 348 (11): 1046–1048, doi:10.1056/nejme030007 
  2. ^ Prausnitz C, Küstner H (1921), Studien über die Ueberempfindlichkeit, Zentralbl Bakteriol 86: 160–169 
  3. ^ Stegman JK, Branger E, ed. (2006), Stedman's Medical Dictionary (28 ed.), Baltimore, MD: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, ISBN 0-7817-3390-1 
  4. ^ "Heinz Küstner Biography". Retrieved April 9, 2010.