blastomycin

blas·to·my·cin

(blas'tō-mī'sin),
An antigen for intradermal testing prepared from sterile filtrates of cultures of the filamentous form of Blastomyces dermatitidis.

blastomycin

A sterile broth filtrate of cultures of Blastomyces dermatitidis, once used for intradermal testing. No reagent is currently available for skin testing of patients with suspected blastomycosis.

blas·to·my·cin

(blas'tō-mī'sin)
An antigen for intradermal testing prepared from sterile filtrates of cultures of the filamentous form of Blastomyces dermatitidis.

blastomycin

a sterile broth filtrate from cultures of Blastomyces dermatitidis, used intradermally as a diagnostic test for blastomycosis but results in dogs are unreliable as the test may be negative in advanced cases and there can be cross-reaction with Histoplasma spp.
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Fungal serologic tests with aspergillin, histoplasmin, blastomycin and coccidiodin are useful in the preoperative diagnosis in assessing the correct organism (3).
Because of poor sensitivity and specificity, the skin test antigen blastomycin is not available, and serologic tests also show poor specificity (14).
Apparent diminution of the blastomycin skin test: Follow-up of an epidemic of blastomycosis.