antituberculin

antituberculin

/an·ti·tu·ber·cu·lin/ (-too-ber´ku-lin) an antibody developed after injection of tuberculin into the body.
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Ten days after antituberculin therapy was initiated, the patient was without fever, cough, or night sweats, and his appetite had significantly improved.
Although our patient did present with cough and weight loss, we attribute these symptoms to tuberculosis in view of the fact that his symptoms abated with antituberculin medications.
Although antituberculin drugs can cure the underlying infection, the tubal or endometrial scarring leaves women with little chance of becoming pregnant; overall, only 5 percent of women with infertility related to pelvic tuberculosis ultimately conceive (STRM 2002).