A 21-year-old member asked:
Can i spend time with family and friends if i have latent tb infection?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Sure: Latent TB is a dormant form of infection, and affected individual does not infect contacts. It should be remembered, however, that latent TB can be reactivated when on long term steroid treatment or on any immunosuppressives.
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Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Yes: No problem.
Protect yourself against future TB and check with your doc.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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