Pirquet test

noun

Pir·​quet test pir-ˈkā- How to pronounce Pirquet test (audio)
: a tuberculin test made by applying a drop of tuberculin to a scarified spot on the skin

called also Pirquet reaction

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“Pirquet test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pirquet%20test. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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