Strauss reaction


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Strauss reaction

[′strau̇s rē‚ak·shən]
(immunology)
The exudative swelling of the scrotum in male hamsters and guinea pigs upon subcutaneous or intraperitoneal inoculation of Pseudomonas mallei, the causative agent of glanders.
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