Definition of Dick test

1. Noun. A skin test to determine your susceptibility to scarlet fever.

Generic synonyms: Skin Test

Definition of Dick test

1. Noun. A test to check whether someone is immune or not to scarlet fever. ¹

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Medical Definition of Dick test

1. An intracutaneous test of susceptibility to the erythrogenic toxin of Streptococcus pyogenes responsible for the rash and other manifestations of scarlet fever. Synonym: Dick method. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Dick test

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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"the susceptibles are detected by the dick test and then are given a series ... toxin in persons who give large bright reactions to the original dick test. ..."

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