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How to diagnose tuberculosis ?

HOW TO DIAGNOSE TB IN FEVERT PT
Fri, 13 May 2011
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Hello.
Diagnosis of the TB can be done in various ways. The one most commonly used is the Mantoux test which is done usually for patients who we suspect suffering from TB and show a positive sign on the Chest xray. More definitive test would be AFB test with culture,however this takes a bit more time. Regards.
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