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Tuberculin (PPD) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: PPD; PPD-B; PPD-CG; PPD-F; PPD-L Show All >>

Networked: 8201 relevant articles (202 outcomes, 783 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Tuberculin is Relevant

  1. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses) : 67 outcomes 184 studies in 2463 results
  2. Infection : 33 outcomes 107 studies in 1330 results
  3. Latent Tuberculosis : 13 outcomes 35 studies in 380 results
  4. Hypersensitivity (Allergy) : 10 outcomes 141 studies in 1097 results
  5. Hemorrhage : 10 outcomes 17 studies in 332 results
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Drugs Related to Tuberculin

  1. Antigens
  2. Interferon-gamma (Interferon, gamma)
  3. Isoniazid (Ftivazide)
  4. Tuberculin (PPD)
  5. BCG Vaccine
  6. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  7. Dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB)
  8. Gold
  9. Interferons
  10. Antibodies
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Therapies Related to Tuberculin

  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Immunotherapy
  4. Chemoprevention
  5. Debridement
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