tuberculoprotein

tu·ber·cu·lo·pro·tein

(tū-ber'kyū-lō-prō'tēn),
Any one, or a mixture of any or all of the proteins present in the body of the tubercle bacillus, all of which have been found to possess certain properties of tuberculin.

tuberculoprotein

An obsolete term for one or more tuberculin-like proteins extracted from Mycobacterium tuberculosis, formerly used in serological testing for tuberculosis.
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(11,12,13) Other allergic eye conditions include contact allergy to topical medication, such as anti-glaucoma agents, (14,15) and microbial allergy, such as phlyctenulosis caused by hypersensitivity to tuberculoprotein. (16) The most common form of ocular allergy is SAC (90% of cases) followed by PAC (5% of cases).
Of the several aetiologies proposed, most favoured are tuberculosis and hypersensitivity to tuberculoprotein (12-14).
description: it is a standard solution of tuberculoproteins and other products formed during the growth of mycobacterium bovis on a liquid synthetic nutrient medium, inactivated by high temperature, purified by filtration and ultrafiltration, stabilized by glycerol, phenol and tween 80.