Sporotrichin | definition of sporotrichin by Medical dictionary
An antigenic substance derived from Sporothrix organisms and used for diagnostic purposes.
a substance present in old fluid cultures of Sporothrix schenckii and capable of eliciting a specific delayed type hypersensitivity reaction in infected animals.
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Epidemiologic skin test survey of sensitivity to paracoccidiodin, histoplasmin and sporotrichin
among gold mine workers of Morro Velho Mining, Brazil.
Diagnosis in people is similar to animals except there is a sporotrichin
test available that is an intradermal skin test.