mallein


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mallein

a substance prepared from Malleomyces mallei (Pseudomonas mallei, now called Burkholderia mallei) that elicits a delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction when injected intradermally as a test for glanders.

mallein test
the intradermal test for glanders.
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Comparative evaluation of Rose Bengal plate agglutination test, mallein test, and some conventional serological tests for diagnosis of equine glanders.
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From personal observation of trucks entering and leaving Gorizia, we know that many horses are never tested at all and, in any event, blood-testing will not pick up some diseases such as mallein, which is endemic in Khazakhstan, from where live horses find their way into the EU via Ukraine and Poland.