Treponema pallidum immobilization test

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

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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“Treponema pallidum immobilization test.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Treponema%20pallidum%20immobilization%20test. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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