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Frei test

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noun \ˈfrī-\

Medical Definition of Frei test

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

Biographical Note for frei test

Frei

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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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