Moloney test


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Mo·lo·ney test

(mŏ-lō'nē),
a test to detect a high degree of sensitivity to diphtheria toxoid; more than a minimal local reaction to diluted (1:20) toxoid given intradermally indicates that prophylactic toxoid should be inoculated in fractional doses at suitable intervals.

Mo·lo·ney test

(mŏ-lō'nē test)
A test to detect a high degree of sensitivity to diphtheria toxoid; more than a minimal local reaction to toxoid given intradermally indicates that prophylactic toxoid should be administered in fractional doses at suitable intervals.

Moloney,

Paul J., Canadian physician, 1870-1939.
Moloney test - detects a high degree of sensitivity to diphtheria toxoid.
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