Tuberculin Skin Test:SFAF
a skin test for exposure to tuberculosis.
See PPD test.
PPD Test (Mantoux Test):SFAF
a test that uses an injection of a purified
protein derivative (PPD ) of tuberculin to test for prior exposure to Mycobacterium
tuberculosis. A positive reaction is indicated by induration (redness
and swelling) at the injection site. See also tine test.
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