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Should More Adults be Screened for Latent TB? USPSTF Believes So
They included studies that evaluated the tuberculin skin test using the Mantoux method or tests assessing commercial interferon gamma release assays. The researchers found that there were no studies that compared screening with no screening. Sixty-six ...
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Despite recent Alabama TB outbreak, tuberculosis is far from its heyday
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).
Management of tuberculosis: 10 common pitfalls to avoid
In India, there is growing concern that tests such as Mantoux (tuberculin skin test) and IGRAs (e.g. TB Gold, TB Platinum) are being misused for active TB diagnosis.
USPSTF Urges Screening for Adults at High Risk of Latent TB
They included studies that evaluated the tuberculin skin test using the Mantoux method or tests assessing commercial interferon gamma release assays. The researchers found that there were no studies that compared screening with no screening. Sixty-six ...

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