Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tandie | 2008/08/27

Q.

BCG vaccine

Is there a test that can be done to a 1 year old baby to determine if the baby is immune to TB. The baby did get the BCG vaccine at birth.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Yes there is a test called the Mantoux test and another called the Tine test. These tests can be done at any health clinic or by your paediatrician or GP.

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