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Tuberculin test

Introduction: Tuberculin test

Description of Tuberculin test

Tuberculin test: A protein extracted from boiled culture of tubercle bacilli (MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS). It is used in the tuberculin skin test (TUBERCULIN TEST) for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection in asymptomatic persons.
Source: Diseases Database

Tuberculin test: skin test for tuberculosis using tuberculin, a sterile solution containing growth products of Mycobacterium tuberculosis or Mycobacterium bovis.
Source: CRISP

Tuberculin test: One of several skin tests to determine past or present tuberculosis infection. A purified protein derivative of the tubercle bacilli, called tuberculin, is introduced into the skin by scratch, puncture, or interdermal injection.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Tuberculin test can be used for:

Source: CRISP

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