purified protein derivative


purified protein derivative
pu·ri·fied protein derivative 'pyu̇r-ə-.fīd- n a highly purified preparation of tuberculin used in skin tests (as the Mantoux test) to detect tuberculous infection abbr. PPD

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(PPD) see under tuberculin.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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