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General and local delayed T-cell reaction based on tuberculin allergy after administration of tuberculin. In Germany, this procedure is now only used in children.
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A positive tuberculin reaction can be expected on average 8 weeks after infection with TB. False positive results occur after BCG vaccination or cross-reaction (e.g. after infection by environmental mycobacteria).