Detecting tuberculosis (TB) infection. Aplisol is a diagnostic agent. It works by causing a mild, delayed allergic reaction in patients infected with TB or who have had a past infection, which allows for detection of TB.
Aplisol is a medication that is generically available as tuberculin and has another brand name, Tubersol. Aplisol drug is a purified protein derivative or the PPD in the category of medication known as In vivo diagnostic biologicals. It is applied to the skin to aid in the diagnosis of the tuberculosis, TB infection in people with an enhanced risk of getting the disease.