Meaning of Mantoux test

Man•toux' test"

Pronunciation: (man-t', man't Fr. män-t'), [key]
— Med. Med.
  1. a test for tuberculosis in which a hypersensitive reaction to an intracutaneous injection of tuberculin indicates a previous or current infection.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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