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CAMP test


Definition: a test to identify Group B ß-streptococci based on their formation of a substance (CAMP factor) that enlarges the area of hemolysis formed by streptococcal ß-hemolysin.

[Christie, Atkins, and Munch-Petersen, developers of the t.]

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