sensitin

sensitin

An older term for a molecule or substance that can evoke an immune response—i.e., an antigen.
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Skin test reactions to Mycobacterium tuberculosis purified protein derivative and Mycobacterium avium sensitin among health care workers and medical students in the United States.
Correlation to water has previously only been incidental--indirectly implied by studies of sensitin reactivity in healthy populations (7,8) and by the isolation of M.
Sensitivity to sensitins and tuberculin in Swedish children.
Dual skin testing with Mycobacterium avium sensitin and purified protein derivative to discriminate pulmonary disease due to M.