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- n. a blood test to detect syphilis; a complement fixation test is used to detect antibodies to the syphilis organism treponema; a positive reaction indicates the presence of antibodies and therefore syphilis infection
- n. German bacteriologist who developed a diagnostic test for syphilis (1866-1925)
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