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DICK TEST

August 10, 2012

Dick Test is the lab test designed to indicate whether a person is immune to(will not get) Scarlet fever.

Scarlet fever is child wood disease

It derives its name from flushed face ,red rash,and fever that it cames.

The Dick test is named after George Dick & Gladys Dick,American Biologist who worked on the diagnosis and treatment of scarlet fever in 1920.

Causative organism of scarlet fever is Group -A (B Haemolytic Sterptococci)Streptococcus pyogens.

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