Detecting tuberculosis (TB) infection. Tubersol 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.
Tubersol is a diagnostic aid that is used to determine whether a patient has a tuberculosis infection. Tuberculosis is a medical condition that is characterized by a chronic cough with phlegm or blood, fever and fatigue. In some cases, it can be a serious and fatal infectious disease. Tubersol medication is available as an intradermal injection and is usually administered in a health clinic or physician's office.