Significance of Mantoux Test and Its Correlation with Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate in Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate Patients: An Institutional Perspective

ConclusionAlthough the correlation of Mantoux test with elevated ESR was not significant in our study, it could be of value as a screening tool along with the Mantoux test, which is sensitive but nonspecific in the diagnosis of active tuberculosis. Together, they could be a valuable screening tool in any community or hospital for diagnosis of the disease.
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