Type: Term Pronunciation: tū-ber′kyū-lin Definitions: 1. A glycerin-broth culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis evaporated to 110 volume at 100°C and filtered; introduced by Robert Koch for the treatment of tuberculosis but now used chiefly for diagnostic tests; originally known as ...
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[n] - a sterile liquid containing a purified protein derivative of the tuberculosis bacterium
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Tuberculin: A protein extracted from Mycobacterium tuberculosis that is used in a skin test to determine if a person has been exposed to tuberculosis. The tuberculin preparation in most common use today is purified protein derivative (PPD) tuberculin. PPD is injected (or multiple-punctured) into the...
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<protein> A protein extracted from the tuberculosis bacteriumMycobacterium tuberculosis. It is used in tests to determine if aperson has been exposed to the bacteria and is in danger of coming down with the disease. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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noun a sterile liquid containing a purified protein derivative of the tuberculosis bacterium; used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis
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(too-bur´ku-lin) a sterile liquid containing the growth products of, or specific substances extracted from, the tubercle bacillus; used in various forms in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. See tuberculin test. Old tuberculin a sterile solution of a heat-concentrated filtrate of tuberc...
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• (n.) A fluid containing the products formed by the growth of the tubercle bacillus in a suitable culture medium.
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Tuberculin is the name given to extracts of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis, or M. avium that is used in skin testing in animals and humans to identify a tuberculosis infection. Several types of tuberculin have been used for this, of which purified protein derivative (PPD) is the most importan...
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Tuberculin was a substance prepared from cultures of the bacilli of tuberculosis. It was introduced by Koch in 1890 and was hoped it would provide a cure for tuberculosis. Results, however, were disappointing.
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