Efficacy of B.C.G. test in diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis
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It appears that the B.C.G. test is supperior and more accurate diagnostic procedure than the tuberculin test irrespective of the nutritional status of the child Furthermore, B.C.G. has the added advantage of a protective value against tuberculosis. Hence the B.C.G. test can be recommended for routine use in detecting and protecting childhood tuberculosis.
KeywordsTuberculosis Malnourished Child Tuberculin Test Childhood Tuberculosis Mantoux Test
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