old tuberculin

old tuberculin
old tuberculin n tuberculin prepared by boiling, filtering, and concentrating a broth culture of tubercle bacilli and orig. introduced as a proposed curative agent for tuberculosis but now used in skin tests to detect tubercular infection

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(OT) [USP] a form of tuberculin prepared as a culture filtrate adjusted to a standard potency by addition of glycerin and isotonic sodium chloride solution; used for tuberculin tests. Called also Koch t.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • tuberculin — 1. A glycerin broth culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis evaporated to 110 volume at 100°C and filtered; introduced by Robert Koch for the treatment of tuberculosis but now used chiefly for diagnostic tests; originally known as Koch old t. (OT)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Koch tuberculin — Old t …   Medical dictionary

  • TO — old tuberculin; oral temperature; original tuberculin; target organ; telephone order; thoracic orthosis; thromboangiitis obliterans; thrombotic occlusion; tincture of opium; total obstruction; tracheoesophageal; treatment object; tubo ovarian;… …   Medical dictionary

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  • O.T. — Old Testament. * * * OT (no periods), old tuberculin. O.T., Old Testament …   Useful english dictionary

  • OT — Abbreviation for occupational therapist or therapy; Koch old tuberculin. * * * objective test; oblique talus; occlusion time; occupational therapist, occupational therapy; ocular tension; office therapy; old term (in anatomy); old tuberculin;… …   Medical dictionary

  • OT — • objective test; • oblique talus; • occlusion time; • occupational therapist, occupational therapy; • ocular tension; • office therapy; • old term (in anatomy); • old tuberculin; • olfactory threshold; • on treatment; • optic tract; •… …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • OT — abbr. Old Testament. * * * OT (no periods), old tuberculin. O.T., Old Testament. * * * abbr. ■ occupational therapist ■ occupational therapy ■ Old Testament ■ overnight telegram ■ overtime * * * abbr 1 occupational therapist; …   Useful english dictionary

  • o.t. — overtime. * * * OT (no periods), old tuberculin. O.T., Old Testament …   Useful english dictionary


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