brucellin

A preparation of antigenic material from several species of Brucella; used in the diagnosis of brucellosis as a skin test similar to that used for tuberculosis.

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bru·cel·lin brü-'sel-ən n a cell-free polysaccharide-containing culture filtrate of brucellae used in skin tests to detect the presence of brucella infections

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bru·cel·lin (broo-selґin) a preparation of antigenic material from several species of Brucella, used in the diagnosis of brucellosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • brucellin — brüˈselə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: from Brucellin, a trademark : a cell free polysaccharide containing culture filtrate of brucellae used in skin tests to detect the presence of brucella infections …   Useful english dictionary

  • brucellin — bru·cel·lin …   English syllables

  • brucellergin — See brucellin …   Medical dictionary

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