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Purified Protein Derivative of Tuberculin

Known as: Tuberculin, purified protein derivative, PPD, Purified Protein Derivative 
A purified protein extract derived from the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Intradermally-administered, PPD stimulates preprimed CD4 T cells in… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Background Postpartum depression (PPD) poses a major global public health challenge. PPD is the most common complication… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Postpartum depression (PPD) is one of the most frequent complications of childbirth affecting ~500,000 women annually (prevalence… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Background and objectives Intimate partner violence (IPV) around the time of pregnancy is a serious public health concern and is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
TNF and lymphotoxin-alpha (LT alpha) may act at various stages of the host response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. To dissect the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) is a potent agonist for mononuclear leukocytes and has been implicated in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We previously reported that high density lipoprotein (HDL) protects against the oxidative modification of low density lipoprotein… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
nounced the discovery of a cure for tuberculosis. The cure consisted of giving patients subcutaneous doses of tuberculin, a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The effects exerted on the in vitro development of antigen-specific T cell lines and T cell clones by addition or neutralization… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
A large series of T cell clones (TCC) specific for purified protein derivative (PPD) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (total 60) or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
To determine the risk of active tuberculosis associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, we prospectively… Expand
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