Tuberkulin PPD RT23

 

COMPOSITION

1  mL of  Tuberculin  PPD strength  2  contains:

Tuberkulin PPD RT 23 from

  • Mycobacterium tuberculosi 0,4 mcg
  • Disodium phosphate dihydrat 7,6 mg
  • Potassium dihydrogen phosphate 1,45 mg
  • Sodium chloride 4,8 mg
  • Potassium hydroxyquinoline sulphate 100 mcg
  • Polysorbate 80 50 mcg
  • Water for injection to 1 mL

 

INDICATION

Tuberculin PPD RT 23 is used for Mantoux tuberculin   skin testing  to  help  diagnose if a  person  has  ever  been infected  with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

CONTRAINDICATION

Known  hypersensitivity  to  the  sensitin  or tuberculin products.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

A transient  burning  sensation  may be ex-perienced  immediately  after the injection, and pain, irritation or discomfort may rarely occur. In individuals who are extremely sensitive  to  tuberculin,  vesicles, bullae  or ulceration may appear  at the injection site, and fever or lymph node swelling has been reported.