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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Antiretroviral therapy and isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) are both effective interventions to prevent HIV-associated… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Most people infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis contain the initial infection and develop latent tuberculosis. This state is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
T cell responses to ESAT-6 and culture filtrate protein 10 (CFP-10), antigens expressed by Mycobacterium tuberculosis but not by… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Current diagnostic tests for tuberculosis based on tuberculin have poor specificity, and both BCG vaccination and exposure to non… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • Jeffrey P. Koplan
  • MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and…
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 758421
This statement provides new recommendations for targeted tuberculin testing and treatment regimens for persons with latent… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We evaluated an in vitro test of cell-mediated immunity, the tuberculin gamma interferon assay, QuantiFERON-TB (QIFN), in 455… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis typically develops from a reactivation of latent infection. Clinical tuberculosis may also arise from a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1945
Highly Cited
1945
In studies on experimental drug allergy, it has been found that specific hypersensitiveness of the “delayed type” is transferable… Expand
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