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Q: Can A Person With An Egg Allergy Take A Mantoux Test

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide
8/ 2/10 3:03pm

I haven't found anything indicating that an egg allergy would be a contraindication for a Mantoux test.  According to the CDC, the only contraindication is for persons who have had a severe reaction (e.g., necrosis, blistering, anaphylactic shock, or
ulcerations) to a previous tuberculin test.

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By Cheryl, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/31/10, First Published: 07/29/10