oa South African Medical Journal - Multiple puncture tuberculin reactions - a rubber model to facilitate uniform interpretation

Volume 47, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The multiple puncture tuberculin test plays a vital role in the tuberculosis control programme of the Republic of South Africa, where emphasis is placed on BCG vaccination for the uninfected, and chemotherapy for the infected.

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