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Kline test

Kline test


Definition of KLINE TEST

:  a rapid precipitation test for the diagnosis of syphilis

Biographical Note for KLINE TEST

Kline, Benjamin Schoenbrun (born 1886), American pathologist. Kline specialized in experimental pathology and also studied spirochetal gangrene and lobar pneumonia. He developed the Kline test in 1926.
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