Mantoux test

What is Mantoux test?

It is also called as tuberculin test and is used for detecting an infection with tuberculosis bacilli or organism.

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Can prednisolone dosage of 40 mg/ day for seven days effect results of mantoux test (false negative), if previous mantoux test was...

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will not cause negative test result

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Seven days prednisolone @ a dose of 40 mg/day will...

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sir i am 25 years old male . i have positive typhoid test always and i have always low fever with headache since 2 years . i have positive tyfhidot...

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R u with ur serology reports ,widal is done?what medicine r u taking regarding ur fever,wt loss is there ?what is ur HB ?r u married tell all...

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hello doctor, i m suffering from cysteriouses since 3 years... now when i went for MRI my doctor says u are having sign of tuberculosis in brain b...

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Welcome to HCM forum

Any lesion in the brain can cause seizures like cysticercosis or tuberculoma

It can not be due to antitubercular drugs...

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