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Tuberculin Test MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tuberculin Test
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.812.871.800
E05.200.812.871.800
E05.478.594.890.800
Unique ID
D014374
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014374
Scope Note
One of several skin tests to determine past or present tuberculosis infection. A purified protein derivative of the tubercle bacilli, called tuberculin, is introduced into the skin by scratch, puncture, or interdermal injection.
NLM Classification #
WF 220
See Also
Interferon-gamma Release Tests
Tuberculosis
Public MeSH Note
66; was TUBERCULIN REACTION 1963-65
History Note
66; was TUBERCULIN REACTION 1963-65
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Tuberculin Test Preferred
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