Type IV hypersensitivity– delayed hypersensitivity on the example of Mantoux test with a tuberculin reaction. Ashref Kassim, gr.2. Type IV cell-mediated hypersensitivity is a form of hypersensitivity mediated by specifically sensitized cells
Ashref Kassim, gr.2
A standard dose is 5 tuberculin units (TU - 0.1 ml) is injected intradermally (between the layers of dermis) and read 48 to 72 hours later.