Perhaps it is impossible to find a single person who at least once in his entire life did not try Mantoux. As a rule, in all school institutions this
Usually after subcutaneousinjection of a special vaccine, on the second and less often on the third day in that place appears a specific seal. This reddening of the round form and a reddish shade, in an insignificant degree allocated on a surface of a skin. Mantoux vaccination, the size of which is analyzed after seventy-two hours, and this is considered the most reliable information. Therefore, she is inspected by a specialist during this period.
The reaction to the Mantoux test is the result,which shows a healthy person or he needs an additional, more complete examination. The diameter of the compaction is the size of the Mantoux vaccine, the norm is determined by its boundaries, and the redness around the so-called "buttonhole" is not taken into account. If the papule is absent, pigmentation can be recorded as a result. The Mantoux reaction should be measured using a transparent ruler. Distinguish the following results:
When done Mantoux (inoculation), the dimensions by whichit must correspond with a negative result, known, it remains to wait for the conclusion of a specialist. A person always hopes for the best and in this case is quite sure that his child is completely healthy. What should I do when the answer is positive?
Do not panic and prepare for the worst. After all, even if there was a positive reaction, this is not a confirmation of the presence of such a disease as tuberculosis. In the child's body there is this rod, but the child is not contagious, since the bacterium is not transmitted by blood.
This means that the child isinfected, but not sick and unable to infect others, because its immunity is able to inhibit microbes. If the child was given Mantoux (vaccination), the size of which, when tested, showed a positive result, they should be registered with the phthisiatrician and under his supervision. At the same time, they are not forbidden to attend school and preschool institutions.</ p>>