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paracoccidioidin

Pronunciation: par'a-kok-sid'e-oy'din

Definition: A filtrate antigen prepared from the filamentous form of the pathogenic fungus, Paracoccidioides brasiliensis; used for demonstrating delayed type dermal hypersensitivity in populations and useful in demonstrating endemic areas in different geographic regions.

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