a test of historical interest: tuberculin, either pure or diluted, is injected intracutaneously into a guinea pig; if the animal is tuberculous, a large papule with a necrotic hemorrhagic center appears in about 24 hours (cocarde or cockade reaction).
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Römer,Paul H., German bacteriologist, 1876-1916.
Römer test - for tuberculosis.
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012