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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.rxlist.com/tubersol-drug.htm

TUBERSOL® Tuberculin Purified Protein Derivative (Mantoux) Diagnostic Antigen (Aid in the detection of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis).

academic.oup.com/cid/article/34/3/365/389398/Evolution-and-Current-Use-of-the-Tuberculin-Test

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

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Read medical definition of Tuberculin.

www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/tuberculin-intradermal-route/description/drg-20066571

Tuberculin purified protein derivative (PPD) is used in a skin test to help diagnose tuberculosis (TB) infection in persons at increased risk of developing active ...

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.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8583267

OBJECTIVE: To reinterpret epidemiologic information about the tuberculin test ( purified protein derivative) in terms of modern approaches to test characteristics;  ...

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