Ducrey test


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Duc·rey test

(dū-krā'),
an intradermal test, using inactivated Haemophilus ducreyi, for diagnosis of chancroid; a positive delayed reaction is indicative of present or past infection.

Ducrey,

Augusto, Italian dermatologist, 1860-1940.
Ducrey bacillus - a species which causes soft chancre (chancroid). Synonym(s): Haemophilus ducreyi
Ducrey test - an intradermal test, using inactivated Haemophilus ducreyi, for diagnosis of chancroid. Synonym(s): Ito-Reenstierna test