Mitsuda antigen

Mit·su·da an·ti·gen

(mit'sū-dah),
an autoclaved suspension of human tissue naturally infected with Mycobacterium leprae; used to produce the Mitsuda reaction in a lepromin test.

Mitsuda,

Kensuke, Japanese physician, 1876-1964.
Mitsuda antigen - an autoclaved suspension of human tissue naturally infected with Mycobacterium leprae.
Mitsuda reaction - a delayed hypersensitivity lepromin reaction in the form of erythematous papular nodules at the site of intradermal injection of Mitsuda antigen in a lepromin test.
Mitsuda test - lepromin test by intradermal injection.
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