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What Is PPD? - Definition, Symptoms & Testing

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What does PPD stand for?

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1. What route is TB transmitted through?

2. Which is NOT a common symptom of TB?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you assess what you have discovered about the PPD skin test. You will be quizzed on how tuberculosis (TB) is contracted, who is most likely to get TB, and how to identify a positive PPD test.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you evaluate information regarding TB and PPD, including:

  • How TB is passed from person to person
  • The meaning of PPD
  • Who's in the most danger of a TB infection
  • Conventional indications of TB
  • When the outcome for a PPD test should be examined
  • How to tell if someone tests positive for TB

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related microbiology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding tuberculosis and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which populations are at the greatest risk of contracting TB

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled What is PPD? - Definition, Symptoms & Testing. Look for the following objectives in this lesson:

  • Discover what tuberculosis is, how it's detected, and its symptoms
  • Identify what the PPD test is and how to verify if the results are positive or negative
  • Examine what PPD means
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