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What is a PPD test?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology
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In brief: PPD

The mantoux test (also known as the mantoux screening test, tuberculin sensitivity test, pirquet test, or PPD test for purified protein derivative) is a diagnostic tool for tuberculosis.

In brief: PPD

The mantoux test (also known as the mantoux screening test, tuberculin sensitivity test, pirquet test, or PPD test for purified protein derivative) is a diagnostic tool for tuberculosis.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
But it does not tell whether the tb is active or latent.
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