Reiter test

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Rei·ter test

a complement-fixation test for syphilis using as antigen material prepared from the Reiter strain of Treponema pallidum; the test has been largely replaced in laboratory medicine by the fluorescent treponemal antibody-absorption (FTA-ABS) test (q.v.).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


Hans Conrad Julius, German bacteriologist and hygienist, 1881-1969.
Fiessinger-Leroy-Reiter syndrome - Synonym(s): Reiter syndrome
Reiter disease - Synonym(s): Reiter syndrome
Reiter syndrome - association of urethritis, iridocyclitis, mucocutaneous lesions, and arthritis. Synonym(s): Fiessinger-Leroy-Reiter syndrome; Reiter disease
Reiter test - a complement-fixation test for syphilis.
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012