Table 4– Proportion of patients with complete anergy (defined as 0 mm induration size) to the tuberculin skin test and sensitivity of the tuberculin skin test among patients with non-zero reaction sizes
Anergic %[Ref.]
Children with bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis (including children with life-threatening disease manifestations)14133
Adults with culture-confirmed tuberculosis and no apparent immunosuppressive disorder2–5131, 134, 135
Adults with sputum smear-positive tuberculosis and HIV infection25135