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Tuberculin

tuberculin

(Science: 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.


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what do u think??

hey guys I'm in a problem so can u help me Please here's the problem :( farm of milking cows examined by tuberculin test only 10 cows were positive then turned to slaughtering so I need to know one confirmatory laboratory test for the principle bacterial agent differential ...

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by vet0lover
Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: what do u think??
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The Fiber Disease

... Alexander-Jackson (a microbiologist); Irene Diller (a cytologist); and Florence Seibert, a chemist, tuberculosis expert, and inventor of the tuberculin skin test. Their individual and collaborative studies are essential reading to understand the proposed microbiology of cancer."... ---------------------------------------------- ...

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by Skytroll
Sat May 20, 2006 3:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Wet Preparation

... the numbing of a sore throat. All three of these preparations require a very small amount of the substance to have an effect on the organisms. A Tuberculin sryinge and needle work well, as does a micro pippette. :) As for chasing them around, most higher end scopes have a mechanical stage or ...

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by Ken Ramos
Thu Dec 08, 2005 11:24 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Wet Preparation
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