The tuberculin skin test: emerging 100 years since its first use

Shashidhara, A.N. and Chaudhuri, K. (1990) The tuberculin skin test: emerging 100 years since its first use. NTI Newsletter, 26 (1&2 Supplement). pp. 1-18. ISSN 0047-9136

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Abstract

The tuberculin skin test has a 100 year old checkered history. It did not begin as a skin test nor, with each development in time, its uses and implications ever thought to be what they are today.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculin test, History, Tubercular bacillus
Subjects:-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Bacteria > Gram-Positive Bacteria > Actinobacteria > Actinomycetales > Mycobacteriaceae > Mycobacterium > Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Humanities > History
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
ID Code:419
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:29 July 2005

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