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Dick test

 [dik]
an intracutaneous test for determination of susceptibility to scarlet fever.

Dick test

(dik),
an intracutaneous test of susceptibility to the erythrogenic toxin of Streptococcus pyogenes responsible for the rash and other manifestations of scarlet fever.
Synonym(s): Dick method

Dick test

n.
A skin test used to determine immunity or susceptibility to scarlet fever.

Dick test

(dik test)
An intracutaneous test of susceptibility to the erythrogenic toxin of Streptococcus pyogenes responsible for the rash and other manifestations of scarlet fever.

Dick test

A test of susceptibility to SCARLET FEVER. A small injection of streptococcal toxin is given. An area of inflammation indicates lack of immunity. (George Dick, 1881–1967, and Gladys Henry Dick, 1881–1963, American physicians).

Dick,

George Frederick, U.S. internist, 1881-1967, and Gladys R.H., U.S. internist, 1881-1963.
Dick method - Synonym(s): Dick test
Dick test - an intracutaneous test of susceptibility to the erythrogenic toxin of Streptococcus pyogenes responsible for the rash and other manifestations of scarlet fever. Synonym(s): Dick method
Dick test toxin - a test for scarlet fever antibodies. Synonym(s): streptococcus erythrogenic toxin

Dick test

(dik test)
An intracutaneous test of susceptibility to the erythrogenic toxin of Streptococcus pyogenes responsible for the rash and other manifestations of scarlet fever.