tuberculin reaction

noun

Medical Definition of tuberculin reaction

: a skin reaction that occurs at the site of a tuberculin test an induration measuring 10 mm or more is considered a positive tuberculin reaction for all individuals

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“Tuberculin reaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tuberculin%20reaction. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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