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bacterial allergy

 

Definition:

  1. type I hypersensitivity allergic reaction caused by bacterial allergens;
  2. the delayed type of skin test (type IV hypersensitivity reaction), so called because of its early association with bacterial antigens (the tuberculin test).

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