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Treponema pallidum immobilization test

noun Treponema pal·li·dum immobilization test \ -ˈpal-əd-əm- \

medical Definition of Treponema pallidum immobilization test

:a serological test for syphilis in which a solution containing the living causative spirochete (Treponema pallidum) is combined with serum in the presence of complement with immobilization of the active spirochetes indicating a positive result abbreviation TPI

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