Schick test toxin

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Schick test tox·in

(shik),
Corynebacterium diphtheriae toxin diluted so that the inoculated dose (0.1 or 0.2 mL) will contain one fiftieth of a guinea pig minimal lethal dose.
See also: Schick test.

Schick,

Bela, Austrian pediatrician in U.S., 1877-1967.
Schick method - Synonym(s): Schick test
Schick sign
Schick test - for susceptibility to Corynebacterium diphtheriae toxin. Synonym(s): Schick method
Schick test toxin - Synonym(s): diagnostic diphtheria toxin
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