Tuberculin
Title: Tuberculin
Literature References: A filtrate from triturated Mycobacteria tuberculosis. Old Tuberculin is the culture filtrate prepd by boiling and then filtering the M. tuberculosis culture. Purified protein derivative is a more refined tuberculin prepd by precipitating the culture filtrate with ammonium sulfate. Purification and dermal reactivity: F. B. Seibert, J. T. Glenn, Am. Rev. Tuberc. 44, 9 (1941). Review of tuberculin skin test: G. W. Comstock et al., Am. Rev. Respir. Dis. 124, 356 (1981).
 
Derivative Type: Purified Protein Derivative
CAS Registry Number: 92129-86-7
Additional Names: PPD
Trademarks: Aplisol (Parke-Davis); Tubersol (Sanofi Pasteur)
 
Therap-Cat: Diagnostic aid (tuberculosis).
Keywords: Diagnostic Aid.

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