Mantoux test


Mantoux test
/man tooh", man"tooh/; Fr. /mahonn tooh"/, Med.
a test for tuberculosis in which a hypersensitive reaction to an intracutaneous injection of tuberculin indicates a previous or current infection.
[1930-35; named after C. Mantoux (1877-1947), French physician]

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Universalium. 2010.