Treponema pallidum immobilization test


Treponema pal·​li·​dum immobilization test -ˈpal-əd-əm- How to pronounce Treponema pallidum immobilization test (audio)
: 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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Treponema pallidum immobilization test


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“Treponema pallidum immobilization test.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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