Foshay test

Fo·shay test

(fō-shā'),
an intradermal test for catscratch disease or tularemia, using material prepared from suppurative lymph nodes of people known to have had the disease (not commercially available).

Foshay test

[Lee Foshay, U.S. physician, 1896–1961]
Intradermal injection of a suspension of killed Francisella tularensis, the causative agent of tularemia. The appearance of an area of erythema at the injection site is considered a positive reaction.

Foshay,

Lee, U.S. bacteriologist, 1896-1961.
Foshay test - an intradermal test for cat-scratch disease or tularemia, using material prepared from suppurative lymph nodes of persons known to have had the disease.