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Tuberculin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tuberculin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.097.025.845
D23.050.161.845
Unique ID
D014373
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014373
Annotation
TUBERCULIN TEST is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
PPD
PPD-B
PPD-CG
PPD-F
PPD-L
PPD-S
Purified Protein Derivative of Tuberculin
Pharm Action
Indicators and Reagents
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WF 250
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Tuberculin Preferred
PPD-B Narrower
PPD-L Narrower
Purified Protein Derivative of Tuberculin Narrower
PPD-CG Narrower
PPD-F Narrower
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