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How to read a ppd test?

Hi, I was tested for PDD on Wednesday and they read it on Thursday. The nurses weren't sure how to read it and were teaching each other. They measured the red area and said it was 20mm. I told the doctor and she maseared it less but still a little more than 15. I know how to read PPD and I believe this was wrong. I would like to repeat my PPD. Can I repeat it?
Mon, 30 Jun 2014
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I really appreciate your concern looking to the question asked hare I would like to say that the pathologist is the right person to measure the PPD, but this is not the big problem to read this for your information I would like to say that total induration area need to be measured some time strongly positive result does not need to be measured, take care and have a nice day.
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How to read a ppd test?

HI Thank for asking to HCM I really appreciate your concern looking to the question asked hare I would like to say that the pathologist is the right person to measure the PPD, but this is not the big problem to read this for your information I would like to say that total induration area need to be measured some time strongly positive result does not need to be measured, take care and have a nice day.