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What does positive Mantoux test result indicate?

My wife (26 YO) never had any medical issues in the past but when we applied for her visa her medical x rays shown concern to embassy.. now when we had all tests done and yesterday was her mantoux test, which was POSITIVE. Here are the previous test results and doctor letters... can someone explain me whats going on and what will happen in regards to her medicals..
Mon, 9 Oct 2017
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hii.positive mantoux test suggests the possibility of tuberculosis in body.but it is not a confirmatory test to diagnose the TB.the confirmatory test is sputum AFB testing.kindly consult your physician for further details.thank you.
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