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Tuberculin

Apr 12, 2003 Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions.

Tuberculin is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Tuberculin books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Inside: Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent
Inside: Continuing Medical Education for U.S. Physicians and Nurses.
Tuberculin, Purified Protein Derivative,
Tuberculin Skin Testing Fact sheet
The Mantoux tuberculin skin test (TST) is the standard method of determining whether a person is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Tuberculin (TB) Test
DCD 0107. 12/99. Tuberculin (TB) Test.
Tuberculin Skin Testing during Pregnancy
Tuberculin Skin Testing during Pregnancy. Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-care.

Suggested News Resources

IGRAs Are TB Test Alternative After Age 5 Years
Interferon-gamma release assays offer significant advantages over conventional tuberculin skin testing under certain circumstances, but not in children younger than 5 years old.
Marikina City strengthens campaigns against TB
Focusing on the importance of early detection and medication as potent tool for cure, the CHO provides free medical examinations such as Tuberculin skin test and Direct Sputum Smear examination.
TB claims 7 lives in Marikina
Isolated Sarcoidal Granulomas on the Tongue
The tuberculin skin test result was negative. Figure 1. Several firm and nonmobile nodules on the dorsal aspect of the tongue.
Animal Health defends TB test
Research shows that the tuberculin skin and interferon-gamma tests can identify different populations of infected cattle.

Suggested Web Resources

Tuberculin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is about the antigen used in the tuberculin skin test for tuberculosis. For information about the tuberculin skin test, see Mantoux test.
Tuberculin Skin Tests
Aug 18, 2009 A tuberculin skin test is done to see if you have ever had tuberculosis (TB) ( Mycobacterium tuberculosis).
Tubersol (Tuberculin Purified Protein) Drug Information: User
CDC | TB | Fact Sheets - Tuberculin Skin Testing for TB
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination.
Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD Skin Test) Information by MedicineNet

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