Kahn reaction

Kahn reaction
a test for syphilis, in which antibodies specific to the disease are detected in a sample of the patient's blood by means of a precipitin reaction. This test is not as reliable as some [L. Kahn (20th century), US bacteriologist]

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  • Kahn reaction — a test for syphilis, in which antibodies specific to the disease are detected in a sample of the patient s blood by means of a precipitin reaction. This test is not as reliable as some. R. L. Kahn (20th century), US bacteriologist …   Medical dictionary

  • kahn reaction — noun see kahn test …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kahn test — kän n a serum precipitation reaction for the diagnosis of syphilis called also Kahn, Kahn reaction Kahn Reuben Leon (1887 1979) American immunologist. Kahn s research on blood reactions led him to attempt an improvement of the Wassermann test for …   Medical dictionary

  • réaction de Kahn — ● réaction de Kahn Réaction de floculation pratiquée pour le diagnostic de la syphilis …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kahn test — ˈkän noun or kahn reaction or kahn ( s) Usage: usually capitalized K Etymology: after Reuben L. Kahn b1887 American bacteriologist : a serum precipitation reaction for the diagnosis of syphilis * * * Med. a test …   Useful english dictionary

  • réaction — [ reaksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1690; de re et action I ♦ Sc. 1 ♦ Mécan. Force qu un corps agissant sur un autre détermine en retour chez celui ci. Principe de l égalité de l action et de la réaction (énoncé par Newton) :un corps qui exerce sur un autre une …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • KAHN (H.) — KAHN HERMANN (1922 1983) Mathématicien, futurologue, stratège, économiste, créateur en 1961 et dirigeant de l’Hudson Institute, organisme de recherche et de prospective américain, Hermann Kahn travailla de 1948 à 1960 à la Rand Corporation, un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Реакция Кана (Kahn Reaction) — тест на наличие сифилиса, в котором определение характерных для этого заболевания антител в крови обследуемого производится с помощью реакции преципитации. Данный тест является менее доступным, чем некоторые другие. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Kahn, Reuben Leon — ▪ American immunologist born July 26, 1887, Kovno [now Kaunas], Lithuania died July 22, 1979, Miami?, Fla., U.S.       American immunologist best known for his investigations of blood reactions, which led him to develop an efficient test for… …   Universalium

  • New York v. Strauss-Kahn — was a criminal case relating to allegations of sexual assault and attempted rape made by a hotel maid, Nafissatou Diallo, against Dominique Strauss Kahn[1][2] at the Sofitel New York Hotel on May 14, 2011. The charges were dismissed at the… …   Wikipedia

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