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.

tuberculoprotein

protein fraction isolatable from a culture of Mycobacterium spp. See also purified protein derivative of tuberculin.
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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.
Of the several aetiologies proposed, most favoured are tuberculosis and hypersensitivity to tuberculoprotein (12-14).
Full panretinal photocoagulation and early vitrectomy improve prognosis of retinal vasculitis associated with tuberculoprotein hypersensitivity (Eales' disease).