Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp 1246–1247 | Cite as

The effect of dimedrol on the development of tuberculin reactions

  • E. I. Rodionova


Two types of reactions are produced in testing the sensitivity of tuberculous guinea pigs to tuberculin-either erythematous or hemorrhagic.

Dimedrol removes only the hemorrhagic component.


Public Health Tuberculin Reaction Dimedrol Hemorrhagic Component 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. I. Rodionova
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of TuberculosisKazan Medical InstituteKazanUSSR

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