Weil-Felix test

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Weil-Felix test

[′vīl ′fā·liks ‚test]
(immunology)
An agglutination test for various rickettsial infections based on production of nonspecific agglutinins in the blood of infected patients, and using various strains of Proteus vulgaris as antigen.
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