Dr. Ira Shah : Introduction to Mantoux test | Pediatric Oncall
 
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Dr. Ira Shah : Introduction to Mantoux test | Pediatric Oncall
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Dr Ira Shah explain to us Mantoux test in detail.


The video explains the following:
- Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and the base for treatment in children and adults.
- Tuberculin Skin Test TST
- Principal of Mantoux test and the Problems with Mantoux test
- False negative Mantoux
- Which TU unit to use and how to do Mantoux test
- What to consider as positive TT
- Till how long can BCG give positive Mantoux
- Sensitivity and specificity of Mantoux test
- TST readings as per different
- Repeat of Mantoux test
- Newer tests - Quantiferon test, T SPOT
- Advantage and disadvantage of IGRAs
- Main points in conclusion
- Practical problems in TST

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