For the purpose of this study, the global tuberculosis diagnostics market is segmented into test types which includes radiographic methods, laboratory methods, nucleic acid testing, phage assay, cytokine detection test, detection of drug resistance, and Mantoux
Systemic investigations included a Full blood count (FBC), Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR), C-Reaction Protein (CRP), Liver Function Tests (LFTs), Renal Function Tests (RFTs), Mantoux
Test, Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) level, Toxoplasma test, Anti Nuclear Antibodies (ANA), Rheumatoid Factor (RF), and Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test (VDRL).
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Investigations such as complete blood count (CBC), liver function test, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), Mantoux
test, x-ray of chest, ultrasound of the abdomen and biopsy of the lesion were done.
Oral prednisone (1 mg/kg) was commenced after excluding active and latent tuberculosis on sputum tests, chest radiography and Mantoux
The global tuberculosis diagnostics market segmentation is based on test type (smear microscopy, culture based tests, nucleic acid testing, Mantoux
test, radiography, drug susceptibility testing, serological tests, IGRA, etc.
For most patients with a MAC infection, skin Mantoux
testing is positive.
In this case report, the pathological analysis of the samples collected from the patient was not conclusive, requiring a Mantoux
assay and the investigation of bronchoalveolar lavage in order to confirm the TB suspicion.
Investigations may reveal an increased ESR, CRP, positive Mantoux
test and TB-PCR but diagnosis is established by culture or a biopsy showing caseating granulomas lined by epitheloid cells and Langhans giant cells, The interferon gamma test by T-SPOT has been reported in literature for making a diagnosis (3).
VDRL, HBsAg and Mantoux
testing was carried out in each patient.
Raised ESR and positive Mantoux
test may provide a clue to the diagnosis4.
Analyzing patient's data retrospectively a negative Mantoux
test in an adult diabetic signifies deranged immunity attracting fungal infections.