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TB Skin Test Side Effects

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TB Skin Test Side Effects

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Please review and confirm that you wish to publish this article Introduction

how it's done, what it's for read in 48 to 72 hours by trained professional

don't measure redness, just induration millimeters Interpretation

no induration, 5 mm, 10 mm, 15 mm Key Concepts

Mantoux tuberculosis test

References

[http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003839.htm] [http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/factsheets/testing/skintesting.htm] [http://www.cdc.gov/tb/education/Mantoux/part2.htm] Key Concepts

tuberculosis skin test tuberculin skin test PPD tuberculosis test Mantoux tuberculosis test

References

[http://www.cdc.gov/tb/education/Mantoux/part2.htm] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Tuberculosis (TB): Tuberculin Skin Testing [http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/factsheets/testing/skintesting.htm] [http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003839.htm]

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Marcy Brinkley's articles about health care and legal issues have appeared in "Texas Health Law Reporter" and the "State Bar of Texas Health Law Section Report." She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing, a master's degree in business administration and a Doctor of Jurisprudence. Comments to the Reviewer Edit Draft Submit for Review

References

[http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003839.htm] [http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/factsheets/testing/skintesting.htm] [http://www.cdc.gov/tb/education/Mantoux/part2.htm]

User Bio

Marcy Brinkley's articles about health care and legal issues have appeared in "Texas Health Law Reporter" and the "State Bar of Texas Health Law Section Report." She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing, a master's degree in business administration and a Doctor of Jurisprudence. Comments to the Reviewer Edit Draft Submit for Review

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