Mantoux testMan·toux test
a test for present or past tuberculosis, in which a small amount of protein from tuberculosis bacteria is injected into the skin
Origin of Mantoux testafter C. Mantoux (1877-1947), French physician
A tuberculin test in which a small amount of tuberculin is injected under the skin.
Origin of Mantoux testAfter Charles Mantoux, (1877–1947), French physician.
(plural Mantoux tests)
Named for Charles Mantoux (1877-1947), French physicist.