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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 ...


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 ...


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


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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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 ...


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


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


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