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What is the result of mantoux test if it shows induration is 18mm and it is red?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Exposure to TB

What you have described meets the criteria for a positive mantoux test result.
A positive result means that the person has been exposed to tuberculosis. It does not mean that the person has tb, just that at one time the person was infected with the TB microorganism.

In brief: Exposure to TB

What you have described meets the criteria for a positive mantoux test result.
A positive result means that the person has been exposed to tuberculosis. It does not mean that the person has tb, just that at one time the person was infected with the TB microorganism.
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