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TUBERCULIN SKIN TESTING

Tuberculin Skin Testing (Mantoux Tuberculin Test)

Mantoux Test is a tool for screening for tuberculosis and for tuberculosis diagnosis. It is one of the major tuberculin skin tests used around the world, largely replacing multiple-puncture tests such as the tine test.

  • 1-Step (Test 1)
    1. Test administered
    2. PPD reading must be 48-72 hours after administration
  • 2-Step (Test 2) (If required)
    1. Test administered 1 to 3 weeks after Test 1
    2. PPD reading must be 48-72 hours after administration