Kuznetsova has offered to give right of parents to refuse the Mantoux test
Authorized under the President of Russia for children’s rights Anna Kuznetsova suggested that the Ministry of health to give parents the right to choose to do a Mantoux test their children or not. She declared it on air of TV channel “Russia 24”, reports TASS.
“When I came, one of the volumes of cases was associated with PPD is that parents don’t want to do the manta rays, but they are not accepted in kindergartens are not allowed in the school. We have asked the Ministry of health,” she said. Kuznetsov noted that the issue of providing alternatives for parents solution for “just recently”. Alternatively, she cited the example of T-spot.
T-spot allows you to diagnose TB, as its latent and active phase, with counting of T cells that are activated by bacterium tuberculosis. For this test blood is taken the blood.
Commissioner for the rights of the child has emphasized that the law provides for the choice of the parents, to the child or not test. She noted that “everyone is free to do, based on their knowledge, beliefs”. “You can donate blood, can you not pass these tests,” said Kuznetsova. She noted that the results will still be recognized.