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PPD

 
purified protein derivative (tuberculin).

PPD

PPD

purified protein derivative; see under tuberculin.

PPD

abbreviation for purified protein derivative.

PPD

Abbreviation for:
packs per day
peak particle diameter
periodontal pocket depth
permanent partial disability
pigmented purpuric dermatosis (see there)
postpartum depression
personal and professional development
postpartum day
post psychotic depression
Prescription Pricing Division (Medspeak-UK)
primary progressive dementia
purified protein derivative

PPD

1. Packs per day.
2. Personal protective device.
3. Postpartum depression, see there.
4. Progressive perceptive deafness.
5. Purified protein derivative–of tuberculin–the antigenic material used to detect exposure to TB and response to M tuberculosis. See BCG.

PPD

purified protein derivative form of tuberculin.

Patient discussion about PPD

Q. What exactly is PPD? I heard it is a substance in hair color and that some women are allergic to it How can I know if I’m allergic to it?

A. That sounds nasty... so how can I know if i'm allergic to it or not?

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