tuberculin test


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tuberculin test

[tə′bər·kyə·lən ‚test]
(immunology)
A test for past or present infection with tubercle bacilli based on a delayed hypersensitivity reaction at the site where tuberculin or purified protein derivative was introduced.
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Incidence of bovine tuberculosis in Madhya Pradesh as determined by double intradermal tuberculin test.
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Although more costly than the current tuberculin test, it is more effective and we would still like to see its early introduction in 'hotspot' areas such as Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Gwent and parts of Montgomeryshire.
A 2002 survey of dairy cattle in Mbarara district reported that 74% of herds and 6% of individual animals were reactive to the single tuberculin test (4).
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: Tuberculin Test.