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Schick test

Pronunciación: /ʃɪk/

sustantivo

Medicine
A test for previously acquired immunity to diphtheria, using an intradermal injection of diphtheria toxin.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Schick test, in which a tiny quantity of diphtheria toxin protein is injected into the skin of the forearm, can show whether an individual is immune to diphtheria.
  • By 1921 Park and his colleagues had used the Schick test on more than 52,000 New York City schoolchildren.

Origen

Early 20th century: named after Bela Schick (1877–1967), Hungarian-born American paediatrician.

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