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Testing for tuberculosis: the TST - Pamphlet


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The tuberculosis germ is detected by a tuberculin skin test known as the TST or Mantoux test. This test is neither a treatment nor a vaccine. It shows whether you have ever been in contact with the tuberculosis germ, and whether you are at risk of developing the disease later on.

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Online since: February 11, 2010
Last modification: February 11, 2010

Author: MSSS

Publication no : 09-266-01A

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