1921
Volume 28, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

A group of 106 adult Panamanian men were skin tested with a standard human tuberculin (RT 23) and three sensitins prepared from atypical mycobacteria. Two of the sensitins (prepared from and Battey organism) are commonly used to detect atypical mycobacterial infections. The third (prepared from ) had not been used in Panama previously. Skin sensitivity proved to be significantly higher to the sensitin than to the others. The known epidemiology of is briefly reviewed.

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1979-01-01
2017-11-25
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  • Accepted : 27 May 1978

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