Leishmanin

(USAN, rINN)

Chemical information

Leishmanina.

Profile

Leishmanin is a suspension of Leishmania promastigotes used in an intradermal test to indicate previous exposure to leishmanial antigens. Its chief use is in epidemiological studies of leishmaniasis. The leishmanin skin test has also been known as the Montenegro test.
Published May 08, 2019.