Wasserman reaction

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Wasserman reaction a blood test to detect syphilis; a complement fixation test is used to detect antibodies to the syphilis organism treponema; a positive reaction indicates the presence of antibodies and therefore syphilis infection
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Usage

In literature:

WASSERMAN REACTION, a test for syphilis, see p. 188.
"Being Well-Born" by Michael F. Guyer
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