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What does PPD stand for?

Purified Protein Derivative (skin test agent; tuberculosis)

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Detection of antibodies cross-reacting with 2 widely used mycobacterial antigens, bovine purified protein derivative (PPD) and paratuberculosis protoplasmatic antigen 3 (PPA3), was conducted as described (9).
One test for TB exposure is the tuberculin skin test (TST), performed by injecting a purified protein derivative from the TB bacillus and evaluating the reaction 48 to 72 hours later.
1 Data compiled by SAFOSO, Berne 2 OIE: World organization for animal health 3 PPD: Purified Protein Derivative 4 GMP: Good Manufacturing Practice For more information please visit http://www.
The requested documents also relate to King's sales, marketing and other business practices for Altace(R) (ramipril), Aplisol(R) (tuberculin purified protein derivative, diluted [stabilized solution]), and Levoxyl(R) (levothyroxine sodium tablets, USP).
Subsequent culture for acid-fast bacilli (AFB) was positive, and an assay for purified protein derivative (PPD) was strongly positive (1.
Her previous medical history included hypothyroidism, depression, and a positive purified protein derivative of tuberculin (PPD) test for which she was medicated with isoniazid (INH).
Chest x-ray is the first step in diagnosing sarcoidosis, followed by a purified protein derivative (PPD) test to rule out tuberculosis.
Researchers at the University of Modena in Italy found that using a Western blot test to detect an antibody marker for Mycobacterium tuberculosis(MTB) is more sensitive than using a skin reaction to tuberculin purified protein derivative (PPD) to detect exposure among healthcare workers.

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