Kolmer reaction
Kol·mer reaction 'kōl-mər- n a complement fixation test for the diagnosis of syphilis called also Kolmer, Kolmer test
Kolmer John Albert (1886-1962)
American physician. Kolmer investigated the fields of bacteriology, immunology, chemotherapy, and syphilology. He developed the Kolmer test in 1922 as a modification of the Wassermann test.

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