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lepromin skin test
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A test for leprosy where an extract of infected tissue (antigen) is injected under the skin to determine if you have a current or recent leprosy infection.

Normally, little or no skin reaction should result from the injection. A positive skin reaction indicates a leprosy infection.

(27 Sep 1997)

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