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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Immunity to leprosy and the Mitsuda reaction. Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis, 1984; 52: 74-77.
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..
Mitsuda reaction. Lepromin A (0,1 ml) produced by the Schieffelin Leprosy Research Sanatorium, Karigiri, India, was inoculated in the left forearm of all the patients.
Comparison between anti PGL-1 serology and Mitsuda reaction: clinical reading, microscopic findings and immunohistochemical analysis.
However his tuberculosis skin test (PPD) was strongly positive (30 mm), and the Mitsuda reaction was also positive (7 mm).
Comparison between anti-PGL-I serology and Mitsuda reaction: clinical reading, microscopic findings and immunohistochemical analysis.
leprae, manifested by positive skin tests (Mitsuda reaction) and marked lymphocyte proliferative responses to M.
(3) Two types of positive skin reactions are described: an early reaction (Fernandez Reaction), read after 48-72 hours; and a late reaction (Mitsuda Reaction), read after 3-4 weeks.
In this context, the Mitsuda reaction becomes a valuable research tool in areas of enormous impact over human health, such as immunology and genetics.
Since Mitsuda had been interested in this problem later leading to the Mitsuda reaction, it is conceivable that Mitsuda recognised the ability of Dr.
Clinical parameters such as induration of Mitsuda reaction were also used in these studies.

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