boosted reaction

boosted reaction

A positive reaction to a tuberculin skin test, due to a boosted immune response from a skin test given as long as a year prior.
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boosted reaction

Tuberculosis A positive reaction to a tuberculin skin test, due to a boosted immune response from a skin test given up to a year earlier. See Booster phenomenon, Two-step testing.
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