oa South African Medical Journal - Tuberculin reactions in infancy and childhood

Volume 21, Issue 19
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The advantages and disadvantages of the. Vollmer patch test and Mantoux test are descriptionbed. The interpretation of positive results is considered. Attention is drawn to the significance of the degree of sensitivity to tuberculin. A report is presented on the study of tuberculin reactions in 50 children.

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