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Chemical Tuberculin

Name Tuberculin
Equivalent Terms PPD | PPD B | PPD-B | PPD CG | PPD-CG | PPD F | PPD-F | PPD L | PPD-L | PPD-S | Purified Protein Derivative of Tuberculin
Definition 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.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D014373
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ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Antigens Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Antigens, Bacterial Has associated genes Has associated diseases Tuberculin

Top ↑ Descendants

Tuberculin
  aviumin A
  aviumin B
  aviumin C
  Mycobacterium tuberculosis antigen 5
  tuberculin-active protein, Mycobacterium