MANTOUX TEST

200 Rs

MRP

Discounted Price:

100 Rs

Pre-test preparation or requirements

N.A.

Normal range

Results interpreted 48 hrs after tuberculin injection 10 T.U

  • Positive:  Induration measuring 10 mm or more indicates past or present infection.

  • Doubtful: Induration measuring between 5 and 9 mm. Retesting is indicated at another site.

  • Negative: Induration of less than 5 mm.

Significance of test

The positive result may be due to latent infection, early infection or active disease due to Mycobacterium, Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex which includes Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium Bovis, Mycobacterium Africanum, and Mycobacterium Microtii, Infection with atypical Mycobacterium and Person with previous BCG vaccination.

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