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… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT A recently developed whole-blood interferon gamma (IFN-gamma) assay based on stimulation with the Mycobacterium… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The purified protein derivative (PPD) skin test is the only widely used method which detects latent tuberculosis… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in health care workers has not been adequately studied in developing countries using… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The tuberculin skin test used to detect latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection has many drawbacks, and a new diagnostic test… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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1973
1973
Purified protein derivative (PPD) tuberculin induced immunoglobulin production in cultures of nonimmune mouse spleen cells, as… (More)
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