Tuberculin

Known as: Tuberculin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A protein extracted from boiled culture of tubercle bacilli (MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS). It is used in the tuberculin skin test (TUBERCULIN TEST… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND There are limited data comparing the performance of the two commercially available interferon gamma (IFN-gamma… (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
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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection relies on the tuberculin skin test (TST), which has many drawbacks… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Identifying persons with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is crucial to the goal of TB elimination. A whole-blood… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
SUGGESTED CITATION Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Targeted tuberculin testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Dendritic cells (DCs) are considered to be promising adjuvants for inducing immunity to cancer. We used mature, monocyte-derived… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Human immune responses are heterogeneous and may involve antagonism between T helper (TH) lymphocyte subsets and their cytokines… (More)
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Comstock. G. W. (Training Center for Public Health Research, Box 2067. Hagerstown, Md. 21740), V. T. Livesay and S. F. Woolpert… (More)
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