Mantoux Test Definition

măn-to͝o, män-
A test for present or past tuberculosis, in which a small amount of protein from tuberculosis bacteria is injected into the skin.
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Origin of Mantoux Test

  • After Charles Mantoux (1877–1947), French physician

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named for Charles Mantoux (1877-1947), French physicist.

    From Wiktionary

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