Moro test

noun

Medical Definition of Moro test

: a diagnostic skin test which was formerly used to detect infection or past infection by the tubercle bacillus, which involves rubbing an ointment containing tuberculin directly on the skin, and in which a positive result is indicated by the appearance of reddish papules after one or two days

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“Moro test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Moro%20test. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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