histoplasmin


histoplasmin
Filtrate of a mycelial culture of Histoplasma capsulatum, the causative agent of histoplasmosis. Histoplasmin is intradermally injected in a skin test for the disease.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • histoplasmin — An antigenic extract of Histoplasma capsulatum, used in immunological tests for the diagnosis of histoplasmosis; also used in skin test surveys of populations to determine the geographic distribution of the fungus and to predict those that are… …   Medical dictionary

  • histoplasmin — his·to·plas·min …   English syllables

  • histoplasmin — n. a preparation of antigenic material from a culture of the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum, used to test for the presence of the disease histoplasmosis by subcutaneous injection …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • histoplasmin — mə̇n, ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary histoplasm (from New Latin Histoplasma, genus name of Histoplasma capsulatum) + in : a sterile filtrate of a culture of a fungus (Histoplasma capsulatum) used in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Гистоплазмин (Histoplasmin) — антигенный препарат, получаемый из культуры грибка Histoplasma capsulatum; применяется в виде подкожных инъекций для выявления наличия у человека гистоплазмоза. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Histo — histoplasmin skin test …   Medical dictionary

  • ГИСТОПЛАЗМИН — (histoplasmin) антигенный препарат, получаемый из культуры грибка Histoplasma capsulatum; применяется в виде подкожных инъекций для выявления наличия у человека гистоплазмоза …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Histo — • histoplasmin skin test …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Histoplasmosis — Classification and external resources Histoplasma capsulatum. Methenamine silver stain showing histopathologic changes in histoplasmosis. ICD 10 B …   Wikipedia

  • Histoplasmosis — A disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Most people with histoplasmosis have no symptoms. However, histoplasma can cause acute or chronic lung disease and progressive disseminated histoplasmosis affecting a number of organs. It can …   Medical dictionary


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