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Treponema pal·li·dum immobilization test

n :  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 - abbr. TPI .

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