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Casoni intradermal test

Pronunciation: ka-so'ne

Definition: a test for hydatid disease in which Casoni antigen (sterile hydatid fluid) is injected intracutaneously; immediate or delayed wheal-and-flare reaction is positive.

Synonym(s): Casoni skin test

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