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tu·ber·cu·lin

 (to͝o-bûr′kyə-lĭn, tyo͝o-)
n.
A sterile liquid containing proteins extracted from cultures of tubercle bacilli and used in tests for tuberculosis.

[Latin tūberculum, tubercle; see tubercle + -in.]

tuberculin

(tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlɪn)
n
(Medicine) a sterile liquid prepared from cultures of attenuated tubercle bacillus and used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis

tu•ber•cu•lin

(tʊˈbɜr kyə lɪn, tyʊ-)

n.
a sterile liquid prepared from cultures of the tubercle bacillus, used in a scratch test for tuberculosis.
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Noun1.tuberculin - a sterile liquid containing a purified protein derivative of the tuberculosis bacterium; used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis
liquid - fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
Translations

tuberculin

[tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlɪn] Ntuberculina f

tuberculin

nTuberkulin nt; tuberculin-testedtuberkulingetestet

tu·ber·cu·lin

n. tuberculina, compuesto preparado del bacilo de la tuberculosis usado en las pruebas de diagnóstico de infecciones de la tuberculosis.

tuberculin

n tuberculina
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Contract notice: provision of vaccines and tuberculin tests
This allows manufacturing differential tuberculin tests for cattle from newly bred strains of AM in Kazakhstan.
A review of the tuberculin tests, gamma-interferon assay and other ancillary diagnostic techniques.
Thus, the goat herd was subjected to single intradermal tuberculin tests.
All tuberculin tests were conducted by the same person and sputum sample collections and culturing done by laboratory personnel.
The fish were maintained for 4 and 6 weeks before the first and second tuberculin tests respectively and the migration-inhibition assay.
False positive tuberculin tests occur in individuals who have been infected with other mycobacteria, including vaccination with BCG.
IN ORDER to reduce the economic effects of movement restrictions on farmers, licensed movements of cattle that do not react to the tuberculin tests from herds under TB movement restriction will be allowed in the following circumstances: # Direct to slaughter through a dedicated slaughter market; #To a finishing unit also under TB restrictions where the finished cattle will be sent direct to slaughter; # To slaughter via a collection centre; A fourth measure on the movement of animals to other farms under certain circumstances is still being developed and will be announced shortly.
Any cattle that are found to be positive reactors to the Tuberculin tests are removed from the farms and slaughtered.