intradermal test

intradermal test
noun Date: 1916 a test for immunity or hypersensitivity made by injecting a minute amount of diluted antigen into the skin

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  • intradermal test — n a test for immunity or hypersensitivity made by injecting a minute amount of diluted antigen into the skin called also intracutaneous test compare PATCH TEST, PRICK TEST, SCRATCH TEST …   Medical dictionary

  • intradermal test — noun a form of skin test in which the suspected allergen is injected into the skin • Syn: ↑subcutaneous test • Hypernyms: ↑skin test * * * noun : intracutaneous test …   Useful english dictionary

  • Casoni intradermal test (reaction) — Ca·so·ni intradermal test (reaction) (kə soґne) [Tommaso Casoni, Italian physician, 1880–1933] see under test …   Medical dictionary

  • Casoni intradermal test — (for hydatid disease) after injection into the skin of hydatid fluid, if there is immediate or delayed production of a wheal and flare reaction, this denotes hydatid infection. The test is now little used because of low specificity …   Medical dictionary

  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Intradermal (ID) — In the skin. An intradermal (ID) injection is given into the skin. Intradermal tests are a type of skin test. An agent is injected into the skin to test the reaction to the agent (often a protein). Intradermal tests are much used to diagnose… …   Medical dictionary

  • intradermal tuberculin test — a tuberculin test in which tuberculin is injected below the skin; see specific tests, including Heaf t., Mantoux t., and tine t …   Medical dictionary

  • Mantoux test — Man·toux test .man .tü , .män n an intradermal test for hypersensitivity to tuberculin that indicates past or present infection with tubercle bacilli see TUBERCULIN TEST Man·toux män tü Charles (1877 1947) French physician. Mantoux introduced his …   Medical dictionary

  • intracutaneous test — n INTRADERMAL TEST * * * intradermal t …   Medical dictionary

  • skin test — noun any test to determine immunity or sensitivity to a disease by introducing small amounts on or into the skin • Hypernyms: ↑diagnostic test, ↑diagnostic assay • Hyponyms: ↑Dick test, ↑patch test, ↑Schick test, ↑scratch test, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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