tbmantouxapp08 - Mantoux 1Tuberculin Skin Test Pre- and...

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Mantoux 1Tuberculin Skin Test Pre- and Post-Test Circle the correct letter for each answer. Each question has only one answer (unless otherwise indicated). Please check to indicate whether this is a: ______ Pre-Test ______Post-Test 1 . The correct amount of PPD antigen to use in a tuberculin skin test is: a. .05 mL of 5 tuberculin units b. 0.1 mL of 5 tuberculin units c. 0.5 mL of 5 tuberculin units d. 1 mL of 5 tuberculin units 2 . A Mantoux tuberculin skin test is administered: a. intermuscularly b. intradermally c. subcutaneously d. by scratching the skin 3 . A positive skin test means a patient: a. probably has TB disease b. probably has TB infection c. has TB and is infectious d. is allergic to PPD solution 4 . A skin test should be read at: a. 24 to 48 hours (1 to 2 days) b. 48 hours (2 days) c. 48 to 72 hours (2 to 3 days) d. any time up to a week 5 . If a patient fails to show up for the scheduled reading, a positive reaction may still be measurable for how long after testing? a. 7 days b. 10 days c. 14 days d. none of the above 6 . When placing the skin test, it is important to record the: a. date b. administrator c. arm of placement d. lot # and expiration date of PPD solution e. all of the above 7 . A tuberculin reaction of 5 mm is positive in: a. Persons known to have or suspected of having HIV infection b. Close contacts of a person with infectious TB c. Persons who have a chest X-Ray suggestive
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2010 for the course USMLE na taught by Professor Na during the Spring '10 term at St. Matthew's University.

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tbmantouxapp08 - Mantoux 1Tuberculin Skin Test Pre- and...

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