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Description:This is a photograph of a four prong instrument used to administer the Tuberculin Tine Test.
In this test, the tuberculosis antigen is introduced just under the skin with this multi-pronged instrument. The antigen is located on the tines (spikes) that penetrate the skin, usually the forearm.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Donald Kopanoff
Creation Date:1969
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Links:CDC – Nat. Cntr. for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Div. of Tuberculosis Elimination
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