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Frei test

noun \ ˈfrī- \

medical Definition of Frei test

: a serological test for the identification of lymphogranuloma venereum called also Frei skin test

Biographical Note for frei test

  • Frei, Wilhelm Siegmund (1885–1943), German dermatologist. Frei did research in allergic diseases of the skin and experimental syphilis. He described lymphogranuloma venereum and introduced a specific cutaneous diagnostic test for it in 1925.

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