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Nitroblue tetrazolium test in experimental syphilis.
  1. V Wicher,
  2. S Blakowski,
  3. K Wicher

    Abstract

    The reduction of nitroblue tetrazolium (NBT) by phagocytic leucocytes in peripheral blood has been examined in rabbits injected intratesticularly with Treponema pallidum, T. pallidum-free supernatant of orchitic testes, or normal rabbit testes supernatant. A significant (P less than 0.01) increase in NBT reduction was observed only in the infected animals.

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