Skin reactivity to mycobacterial antigens in children living in an area of Mycobacterium xenopi endemicity.

Intradermal skin tests with a 2TU dose of PPD-RT 23 prepared from M. tuberculosis and 0.1 ug/0.1 ml of PPD-RS 631 from M. xenopi were simultaneously carried out in 378 7-year-old children from two localities in North-Bohemian region's capital Ustí n. Lab., a focus of M. xenopi endemicity repeatedly confirmed since its disclosure in 1980 by positive M… CONTINUE READING