Pirquet test

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Pir·quet test

(pir-kā'),
a cutaneous tuberculin test. See: tuberculin test.

Pir·quet test

(pēr-kvet' test)
A cutaneous tuberculin test.
See: tuberculin test

Pirquet test

(pir-ka')
[Clemens Peter Johann von Pirquet, Austrian pediatrician, 1874–1929]
A diagnostic test for tuberculosis in which a small amount of tuberculin is applied to a scarified area of the skin of the arm, used esp. in children. A positive reaction is seen if a pimply red eruption appears several days later at the site of inoculation. See: tine test

Pirquet von Cesenatico,

Clemens P., Austrian physician, 1874-1929.
Pirquet reaction - Synonym(s): Pirquet test
Pirquet test - a cutaneous tuberculin test. Synonym(s): dermotuberculin reaction; Pirquet reaction