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Descriptor English: Tuberculin Test
Descriptor Spanish: Prueba de Tuberculina
Descriptor prueba de la tuberculina
Scope note: Una de varias pruebas dermatológicas para determinar la existencia, pasada o actual, de tuberculosis. Se introduce en la piel por medio de una escarificación, punción o inyección intradérmica un derivado proteico purificado del bacilo tuberculoso, llamado tuberculina.
Descriptor Portuguese: Teste Tuberculínico
Descriptor French: Test tuberculinique
Entry term(s): Test, Tuberculin
Tests, Tuberculin
Tuberculin Tests
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.812.871.800
E05.200.812.871.800
E05.478.594.890.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014374
Scope note: One of several skin tests to determine past or present tuberculosis infection. A purified protein derivative of the tubercle bacilli, called tuberculin, is introduced into the skin by scratch, puncture, or interdermal injection.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 66; was TUBERCULIN REACTION 1963-65
History Note: 66; was TUBERCULIN REACTION 1963-65
Related: Interferon-gamma Release Tests MeSH
Tuberculosis MeSH
DeCS ID: 22710
Unique ID: D014374
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Tuberculin Test - Preferred
Concept UI M0022104
Scope note One of several skin tests to determine past or present tuberculosis infection. A purified protein derivative of the tubercle bacilli, called tuberculin, is introduced into the skin by scratch, puncture, or interdermal injection.
Preferred term Tuberculin Test
Entry term(s) Test, Tuberculin
Tests, Tuberculin
Tuberculin Tests



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