Medical Definition of Tuberculin tine test

1. In this test a small amount of tuberculosis antigen in injected into the skin (dermis). The skin is inspected later to see if a positive skin reaction has occurred. The presence of inflammation indicates that your body has been exposed to tuberculosis antigen at some point in your life. A chest X-ray will be taken to look for signs of TB if your tine test is positive. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuberculin Tine Test

tubercula
tubercula dolorosa
tubercular
tuberculars
tuberculate
tuberculated
tuberculation
tubercule
tubercules
tuberculid
tuberculiform
tuberculin
tuberculin-type hypersensitivity
tuberculin skin test
tuberculin test
tuberculin tine test (current term)
tuberculins
tuberculitis
tuberculization
tuberculo-
tuberculo-opsonic index
tuberculocele
tuberculochemotherapeutic
tuberculocidal
tuberculoderma
tuberculofibroid
tuberculoid
tuberculoid leprosy
tuberculoid rosacea
tuberculoma

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