Comparison of mantoux and tine tuberculin skin tests in BCG-vaccinated children investigated for tuberculosis.

BACKGROUND:Tuberculin skin tests (TSTs) are long-established screening methods for tuberculosis (TB). We aimed to compare agreement between the intradermal Mantoux and multipuncture percutaneous Tine methods and to quantify risk factors for a positive test result. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS:1512...

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Main Authors: Wenli Pan, Lyness Matizirofa, Lesley Workman, Tony Hawkridge, Willem Hanekom, Hassan Mahomed, Gregory Hussey, Mark Hatherill
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2009-11-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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