Tuberculin Syringe with Needle
Tuberculin or TB Syringes with Needle are mostly used to administer TB Antigen or any other Antigen medication to patients or to perform a PPD Test. These injections or shots need to be given Intradermally that is within the Skin or between the Layers of the Skin, therefore the needles on the Tuberculin injections are slightly longer than the Insulin Needle Syringes.
The PPD Skin Test or Pure Protein Derivative Test is a method used to diagnose Tuberculosis or TB Infection in patients. This test is commonly used all over the world, helps confirm if someone has had exposure to the Tuberculosis Virus which is a highly infectious disease. Tuberculin syringes are typically used to perform this test also called the Mantoux Test in medical terms.