This test is used to determine if you have been infected with tuberculosis.
This test checks to see if you have been infected with tuberculosis.
For this test, a needle is used to inject a small amount of fluid just under the skin's surface. If a palpable, raised hardened area (bump) appears over the next few days, the test is considered positive. The reaction should be measured by the size of the bump (in millimeters) and not the size or presence of redness around the injection site.
Tell your healthcare provider if you:
Your medical history may be important in determining how the test result is interpreted.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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