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Allergy to any component of TUBERSOL or an anaphylactic or other allergic reaction to a previous test of tuberculin PPD is a contraindication to the use of TUBERSOL. (See DESCRIPTION and HOW SUPPLIED)
TUBERSOL should not be administered to:
- Persons who have had a severe reaction (e.g., necrosis, blistering, anaphylactic shock or ulcerations) to a previous TST,
- Persons with documented active tuberculosis or a clear history of treatment for TB infection or disease, (10)
- Persons with extensive burns or eczema.
10. CDC. Targeted tuberculin testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection. MMWR 2000;49(RR-6):23-5.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/5/2016
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