Allen-Doisy test


[Edgar V. Allen, U.S. endocrinologist, 1892-1943; Edward Adelbert Doisy, U.S. biochemist and physiologist, 1893-1986]
A test used to determine estrogen content. A spayed mouse is injected with the material being tested. The appearance of cornified cells on a vaginal smear constitutes a positive reaction.

Allen-Doisy test is a sample topic from the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view other topics, please or .

Nursing Central is an award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. .