Kveim antigen

Kveim an·ti·gen

(kvīm),
a saline suspension of human sarcoid tissue prepared from the spleen of an individual with active sarcoidosis; used in the Kveim test.

Kveim an·ti·gen

(kvīm an'tĭ-jen)
A saline suspension of human sarcoid tissue prepared from the spleen of a person with active sarcoidosis; used in the Kveim test.

Kveim,

Morton Ansgar, Norwegian pathologist, 1892-1966.
Kveim antigen - a saline suspension of human sarcoid tissue. Synonym(s): Kveim-Stilzbach antigen
Kveim test - an intradermal test for the detection of sarcoidosis. Synonym(s): Kveim-Stilzbach test; Nickerson-Kveim test
Kveim-Stilzbach antigen - Synonym(s): Kveim antigen
Kveim-Stilzbach test - Synonym(s): Kveim test
Nickerson-Kveim test - Synonym(s): Kveim test