Mantoux test


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tuberculin (a derivative of tubercle bacillus) is injected intradermally

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Mantoux test demonstrated an induration of 24 mm at the end of 72 h (N < 10 mm).
Out of 100 patients, 30 patients had a positive Mantoux test.
The Mantoux test, performed with 10 IU of purified tuberculin (Aventis-Pasteur-MSD, Lyon, France), yielded a maximum transverse diameter of induration of 15 mm.
A comparison of the extent of cutaneous reaction in the Mantoux test with the results of the in vitro assay (Graph 1-2) shows that the greater the diameter of induration the higher the possibility of finding effector T-cells secreting [gamma]-interferon.
The increasing prevalence of PTB/HIV co--infection and the finding of a normal chest radiograph, negative Mantoux test and sputum smear microscopy poses a serious challenge for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in countries with poor resources, where facilities for mycobacterium culture are non existent.
Mantoux test was negative and no abnormality was detected in chest radiograph.
PASSAR screens, level-of-care verification, physicians' orders, and Mantoux test results for tuberculosis are just a few examples of required documentation, some of which can significantly affect payment if not obtained properly.
Mantoux test was performed in all cases and it was positive in 31 (30.