histoplasmin


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histoplasmin

[‚his·tə′plaz·mən]
(pharmacology)
A standardized liquid concentrate of soluble growth factors developed by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum.
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Prevalence of sensitivity to coccidioidin, with special reference to specific and nonspecific reactions to coccidioidin and to histoplasmin.
Geographic variation in the prevalence of histoplasmin sensitivity.
The disease has worldwide distribution and, in some regions, up to 30% of the population show positive reaction to histoplasmin.
Further observations on histoplasmin sensitivity in the United States.
An atlas of sensitivity to tuberculin, PPD-B, and histoplasmin in the United States.
Skin reaction to histoplasmin in histoplasmosisendemic areas showed a 3% prevalence (10), but variety capsulatum and variety duboisii were not able to be differentiated.
In a survey of histoplasmin skin tests conducted in Taiwan in the 1950s, only 7 (0.
The distribution of histoplasmosis has been largely described on the basis of these outbreak reports and histoplasmin skin-test surveys (1-5).
Coccidioidin skin test reactivity and cross-reactivity with histoplasmin in a Tucson population.