Kveim' test

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Intra-cutaneous reaction for Boeck’s sarcoid using Kveim antigen.

Description

Intra-cutaneous reaction for Boeck’s sarcoid using Kveim antigen. Results in formation of a granuloma in patients with Boeck’s sarcoide (also called Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann syndrome).

Bibliography

  • M. A. Kveim:
    En ny og spesifikk kutan-reaksjon ved Boecks sarcoid. En foreløpig meddelelse.
    Nordisk Medicin, Stockholm, 1941, 9: 169-172. The Kveim test. Lancet, London, 1962/I: 1117-1119.

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