Role of the mantoux test and treatment with antitubercular therapy in a South Indian patient population of presumed intraocular tuberculosis.

@article{Babu2009RoleOT,
  title={Role of the mantoux test and treatment with antitubercular therapy in a South Indian patient population of presumed intraocular tuberculosis.},
  author={K. Yuvaraj Babu and Vidya Satish and O M Prakash and Doddaballapur Krishnaswamy Subbakrishna and K. Rama Murthy},
  journal={Ocular immunology and inflammation},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={307-11}
}
AIM To assess the role of mantoux test and ATT in presumed intraocular tuberculosis in South India. MATERIALS & METHODS Retrospective study of 51 records of patients with recurrent uveitis with a documented positive mantoux test and a minimum of 1 year followup from the time of initiation of ATT between January 1997 and May 2008. The main outcome measure was the recurrence of inflammation after 1 year of starting ATT. RESULTS There was a significant reduction in the number of recurrences of… CONTINUE READING