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Treponema Immobilization Test MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Treponema Immobilization Test
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.812.735.850.800
E05.200.812.735.850.800
E05.478.594.760.850.800
Unique ID
D014209
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014209
Annotation
also called Treponema Pallidum Immobilization & TPI
Scope Note
Syphilis serodiagnosis employing as the antigen Treponema pallidum obtained from rabbit syphilis orchitis. Treponemes are kept alive for a few hours in a special medium. When syphilitic serum and complement are added and incubated, the treponemes are immobilized, i.e., stop moving.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Treponema Immobilization Test Preferred
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