Tuberculin Skin Test Consent
Tuberculin Skin Testing (TST) is administered as in aid in the detection of infection with M. tuberculosis.
Possible Side Effects:
Side effects are rare. Vesiculation, ulceration or necrosis may appear at the test sit in highly sensitive persons. There have been reports of rare systemic allergic reactions manifested by skin rash within 24 hours. Should these side effects occur, seek immediate medical attention.