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There are several ways to test for tuberculosis (TB), including sputum smear microscopy (examining a sample of phlegm under a microscope), the culture test (growing bacteria from a sample), the tuberculin skin test (known as Mantoux or PPD), a blood test called interferon gamma release assay (IGRA), X-rays and scans.

Pediatric TB – More Work Needed, Especially With HIV Coinfection

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Medscape (requires free registration)
11 March 2021

New insight into the progression of tuberculosis infection

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Imperial College London
7 September 2016

New TB skin test safe, easy to use

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24 May 2016