benzylpenicilloyl polylysine

benzylpenicilloyl polylysine
ben·zyl·pen·i·cil·lo·yl poly·ly·sine (ben″zəl-pen″ĭ-silґo-əl) a skin test antigen composed of a benzylpenicilloyl moiety (a major antigenic determinant of benzylpenicillin) conjugated to poly-L-lysine as a carrier, used in assessing hypersensitivity to penicillin by scratch test or intradermal test.

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