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How do you get tested for tuberculosis routinely?
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: ByPPD test&ChestXray
You get tested for Tuberculosis by doing a PPD(Mantoux)test and if positive Chest Xray.
All people with Positive PPD do not have Active TB on Chest Xray.But some have positive Xray and need to be treated with Antibiotics

In brief: ByPPD test&ChestXray
You get tested for Tuberculosis by doing a PPD(Mantoux)test and if positive Chest Xray.
All people with Positive PPD do not have Active TB on Chest Xray.But some have positive Xray and need to be treated with Antibiotics
Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: PPD/mantoux
Seek out your doctor or clinic for TB skin testing yearly if indicated.

In brief: PPD/mantoux
Seek out your doctor or clinic for TB skin testing yearly if indicated.
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