The intradermal injection of a suspension of killed Francisella tularensis, the causative agent of tularemia.
The intradermal injection of a suspension of killed Francisella tularensis, the causative agent of tularemia. The appearance of an area of erythema at the injection site is considered a positive reaction. The test is also used for cat-scratch fever.
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