"Tuberculin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tuberculin" by people in Profiles.
Evaluation of an in vitro assay for interferon gamma production in response to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis-synthesized peptide antigens ESAT-6 and CFP-10 and the PPD skin test. Am J Clin Pathol. 2006 Mar; 125(3):467-73.
Evaluation of an in vitro assay for gamma interferon production in response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2004 Nov; 11(6):1089-93.