Mitsuda antigen reaction test

Mitsuda antigen reaction test
Mit·su·da antigen, reaction, test (mitґsoo-dah″) [Kensuke Mitsuda, Japanese physician, 1876–1964] see under reaction; see lepromin; and see lepromin test, under test.

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