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Synonyms for tuberculosis

TB

Synonyms for tuberculosis

an infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs

Synonyms for tuberculosis

infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)

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Pupils and staff at Gorseinon Infant and Junior School were yesterday offered the Mantoux skin test.
However, it is the nurse's responsibility, whether in the schools, the community, or the hospital setting, to use the risk assessment questionnaire and if they identify anyone with even one risk factor, to advocate for them to have screening using the Mantoux skin test.
Starke emphasized the importance of accurately interpreting the Mantoux skin test and illustrated the technique he uses.
9%) showed a significant ([is greater than or equal to] 10 mm induration) reaction to a two-step Mantoux skin test.
Seven out of 10 nurses have said using the Mantoux skin test for detecting latent TB infection is a step backwards and more than a third believe it is a major set back in the fight against TB, according to a new survey.