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Mantoux Test in New Delhi

Also known as Tuberculin Skin Test, Mx Test
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Skin Injection for Tuberculosis
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Male, Female

Understanding Mantoux Test in New Delhi


What is Mantoux Test in New Delhi?

Mantoux test is also known as Tuberculosis skin test and PPD test. It is used to diagnose the latent/ asymptomatic Tuberculosis (TB) infection. Tuberculin a purified protein derivative (PPD) made from TB causing bacteria and is injected into the forearm of the patient and skin reaction after 48-72 hrs forms the basis of diagnosis of TB infection. In case of a positive Mantoux test, a chest X-ray is also recommended.
Mostly a latent TB infection can result into active infection hence a prompt diagnosis and treatment is mandatory. It is preferred over other TB blood tests in case of children below 5 years. It is also advised for the people who came in direct contact with TB infected patients and immunocompromised people.

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