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tu·ber·cu·lin
[too-bur-kyuh-lin, tyoo-]
NOUN [MEDICINE/MEDICAL.]
1.
a sterile liquid prepared from cultures of the tubercle bacillus, used in the diagnosis and, formerly, in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuberculin

Tuberculin, also known as purified protein derivative is a combination of proteins that are used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. This use is referred to as the ...

www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/tuberculin-skin-tests

A tuberculin skin test is done to see if you have ever had tuberculosis (TB) ( Mycobacterium tuberculosis). It is done by putting a small amount of TB protein ...

www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/factsheets/testing/skintesting.htm

May 11, 2016 ... The Mantoux tuberculin skin test (TST) is the standard method of determining whether a person is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=23027

The tuberculin preparation in most common use today is purified protein derivative (PPD) tuberculin. PPD is injected (or multiple-punctured) into the skin.

www.fda.gov/downloads/biologicsbloodvaccines/vaccines/approvedproducts/ucm114924.pdf

Tuberculin Purified Protein Derivative (Mantoux) (PPD) (1) for intradermal. 9 tuberculin testing is prepared from a large Master Batch Connaught Tuberculin ...

cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/34/3/365.full

Abstract. Since it was first introduced in the late 1800s, the tuberculin test has undergone continual refinement in its formulation, standardization, and dosage, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK222464

Despite its failure as a therapeutic substance, tuberculin rapidly became an important diagnostic test. Patients who received tuberculin in an attempt to cure them ...

www.drugs.com/mmx/tuberculin-purified-protein-derivative.html

Tuberculosis (diagnosis)—Tuberculin, purified protein derivative (PPD) is indicated as a diagnostic aid in the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.