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1,630 Possible Causes for Skin Test Positive

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

    METHOD: Prevalence of tuberculin skin test (TST) positivity was compared between contacts of index cases aged 2-10 years who were HIV-negative, HIV-positive but not on ART[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ; a negative test indicates that there is no infection If the blood or skin TB test is positive, follow-up tests are conducted to confirm latent or active infection: Chest[dovemed.com] We undertook a cross-sectional study among household contacts of smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) cases to assess the effect of established ART on the infectiousness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis

    TB cases and tuberculin skin test-positive healthy donors have variant immune responses to MTB ( Mycobacterium tuberculosis ) antigens [ 2 – 3 ].[journals.plos.org] A properly placed TB skin test, gross. A positive TB skin test, gross.[library.med.utah.edu] ; a negative test indicates that there is no infection If the blood or skin TB test is positive, follow-up tests are conducted to confirm latent or active infection: Chest[dovemed.com]

  • Lymph Node Tuberculosis

    All patients (except one patient who was HIV-positive) showed a positive response to tuberculin skin testing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tuberculin skin test is positive in majority of patients of tuberculous lymphadenitis, the probability of false negative test is less than 10% [17] , [18] , [19] Thus a positive[lungindia.com] A properly placed TB skin test, gross. A positive TB skin test, gross.[library.med.utah.edu]

  • Scrofula

    True enough, I tested positive for the tuberculin test but negative for the chest xray.[twishdadish.wordpress.com] Most often, more than 85% cases of tested patients are positive, having an induration diameter on the skin spot greater than 10 mm.[symptoma.com] […] and accuracy of 90.9%, 96.4%, 81.1%, 98.4%, and 95.6%, respectively. [4] Other Tests and Procedures for Scrofula Purified protein derivative For tuberculosis, skin testing[emedicine.com]

  • Silicotuberculosis

    Former miners, 50 years of age and over, who had abnormal chest radiographs consistent with silicosis or inactive tuberculosis and positive tuberculin skin tests, were offered[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Skin tests to check for exposure to TB should be done regularly. Those with a positive skin test should be treated with anti-TB drugs.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Spinal Tuberculosis

    Tuberculin skin testing was positive in four patients. Computed tomography (CT) has become the examination of choice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A positive skin test is an indicator of M. tuberculosis involvement, despite that, additional studies have to be performed to confirm the disease.[symptoma.com] Skin tests A positive Mantoux test can be observed, one to 3 months after infection.[rxpgonline.com]

  • Pleural Tuberculosis

    Four of them (22.2%) tested positive with a nucleic acid amplification test for MTB. The tuberculin skin test was positive in most confirmed plTB cases (88.9%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: Pleural TB was usually associated with a positive tuberculin skin test, and lung parenchymal infiltrates were seen commonly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A positive skin test in a person with no symptoms of TB is a sign of a previous exposure to TB. Discuss preventive therapy with your doctor.[ufhealth.org]

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis

    People who have had BCG may still be skin tested for TB. Discuss the test results (if positive) with your provider.[nlm.nih.gov] A positive skin test means you have come into contact with the TB bacteria. It does not mean that you have active disease or are contagious.[nlm.nih.gov] People who have been exposed to TB should be skin tested immediately and have a follow-up test at a later date, if the first test is negative.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tuberculosis of the Skeletal System

    Approximately 20% of household contacts develop infection (positive tuberculin skin test).[emedicine.medscape.com] Diagnosis Tests used to diagnose latent infection with tuberculosis include a positive tuberculin skin test (TST) or a blood assay.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] If a positive skin test is detected and other tests have confirmed that active TB is not present, your doctor may choose to prescribe a medication that prevents a TB infection[medbroadcast.com]

  • Tuberculous Tenosynovitis

    Fifty percent of patients have normal chest radiographs, and tuberculin skin test is positive in most of the patients. 1 Diagnosis of tuberculosis can be made on any one of[healio.com] […] for tuberculosis without active tuberculosis ( R76.1- ) pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis, any type in A15 ( J65 ) positive PPD ( R76.11 ) positive tuberculin skin[icd10data.com] test without active tuberculosis ( R76.11 ) sequelae of tuberculosis ( B90.- ) silicotuberculosis ( J65 ) Tuberculosis Approximate Synonyms Arthritis caused by mycobacterium[icd10data.com]

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