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A 23-year-old male asked:

what will be the best way to diagnose joint tb..im suffering from sacro illitis from last two months.montrex test nd crp had been done nd no foundings?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Joint TB: If your skin test is negative, then you don't have tb. There's another test that is done today to determine the presence of tuberculosis. This is an interferon based test. I find this test to be more sensitive as it is not an operator dependent one.
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Cardiology 38 years experience
Joint TB very rare!: Invasive TB is rare in developped countries where TB testing is done and CRP and ESR usually very elevated. I'm sure your doc can give you a better diagnosis.

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