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Descriptor English: Tuberculin
Descriptor Spanish: Tuberculina
Descriptor Portuguese: Tuberculina
Descriptor French: Tuberculine
Entry term(s): PPD
PPD B
PPD CG
PPD F
PPD L
PPD-B
PPD-CG
PPD-F
PPD-L
PPD-S
Purified Protein Derivative of Tuberculin
Tree number(s): D23.050.161.845
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014373
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.
Annotation: TUBERCULIN TEST is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Pharm Action: Indicators and Reagents
DeCS ID: 14775
Unique ID: D014373
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Tuberculin - Preferred
Concept UI M0022103
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.
Preferred term Tuberculin
PPD-B - Narrower
Concept UI M0022098
Preferred term PPD-B
Entry term(s) PPD B
PPD-L - Narrower
Concept UI M0022101
Preferred term PPD-L
Entry term(s) PPD L
Purified Protein Derivative of Tuberculin - Narrower
Concept UI M0022102
Preferred term Purified Protein Derivative of Tuberculin
Entry term(s) PPD
PPD-S
PPD-CG - Narrower
Concept UI M0022099
Preferred term PPD-CG
Entry term(s) PPD CG
PPD-F - Narrower
Concept UI M0022100
Preferred term PPD-F
Entry term(s) PPD F



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