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Description:This patient presented with a positive reaction to the 48-hour Mantoux test.
The Mantoux skin test is given with a needle and syringe used to inject testing fluid, called tuberculin, between the layers of the skin (usually forearm). The injection site becomes hard (indurated), and red in a person who is infected with tuberculosis.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Donald Kopanoff
Creation Date:1969
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Links:CDC – Nat. Cntr. for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Div. of Tuberculosis Elimination
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