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Volume 447: debated on Thursday 8 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions she has had with representatives of Statens Serum Institute in the past year, with particular reference to the licensing arrangements for the Purified Protein Derivative used in skin testing for tuberculosis. (74050)

Departmental officials, together with the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency, have held meetings with Statens Serum Institute to consider the viability of an application for a marketing authorisation for purified protein derivative solutions for use in testing for tuberculosis.