TB Skin Test Side Effects

TB Skin Test Side Effects

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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 23] Key Concept 23s

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 23]

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

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 23]

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

References

The Wrap Up

TB Skin Test Side Effects Status: Draft View Site Notes Editorial Guidelines Topic View Lite Style Guide Track Changes Return to the Work Desk 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 23] Key Concept 23s 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 23] 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." 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 23] 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.

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