Mitsuda reaction

Mit·su·da re·ac·tion

(mit'sū-dah),
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,

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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Mitsuda reaction in armadillos Dasypus novemcinctus using human and armadillo derived antigens.
Use Of The Anti-Pgl-1 Antibody Elisa And The Mitsuda Reaction In Early Diagnosis Of Leprosy.
However his tuberculosis skin test (PPD) was strongly positive (30 mm), and the Mitsuda reaction was also positive (7 mm).
Evidence that the Mitsuda reaction to Mycobacterium leprae can be mediated by lymphocytes responsive to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
In this context, the Mitsuda reaction becomes a valuable research tool in areas of enormous impact over human health, such as immunology and genetics.
Clinical parameters such as induration of Mitsuda reaction were also used in these studies.

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