TUBERCULIN SKIN TESTING (PPD)
Tuberculin skin test should be done for screening high-risk individuals. This test is useless if an individual has previous positive results. Diseases or medicines that weaken the immune system may cause a false-negative result. Tuberculin test if considered positive if firm swelling is greater than -
Therapy must be guided on the basis of culture results. We do not start multidrug regimen solely on the basis of classic TB symptoms or high-risk individual.
EXTRA HIGH YIELD NOTES
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