A nurse is administering PPD tests to other healthcare workers. The nurse inserts the needle at what angle?

15 degrees


•An intradermal injection should be given at a 15-degree angle.

•A PPD test is a diagnostic test for tuberculosis.

Incorrect options:

•A subcutaneous injection should be given at a 45-degree or 90-degree angle.

•IM injections should be administered at a 90-degree angle using a quick motion.

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