Sensitivity to sensitins and tuberculin in Swedish children. II. A study of preschool children.

@article{Larsson1991SensitivityTS,
  title={Sensitivity to sensitins and tuberculin in Swedish children. II. A study of preschool children.},
  author={Lars Olof Larsson and B E Skoogh and Michael Weis Bentzon and Mogens Magnusson and Jan Olofson and John Taranger and Aileen Lind},
  journal={Tubercle},
  year={1991},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={37-42}
}
Non-BCG-vaccinated preschool children (4 or 5 years of age) were simultaneously tested on separate arms with a 2 IU PPD RT23 and 0.1 microgram Mycobacterium avium sensitin RS10 or 0.1 microgram Mycobacterium scrofulaceum sensitin RS95. None of the 762 children had any known exposure to tuberculosis. A total of 8.8% reacted with an induration (greater than or equal to 3 mm to PPD RT23 while 2% reacted with greater than or equal to 6 mm. Half the children were tested with M. avium sensitin: 18.9… CONTINUE READING

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