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Can you simply know if a person have a tuberculosis through ultrasound on the neck? (even though the X-ray on the neck and lungs appears to be normal)

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: No

Igra blood testing is the gold standard. Discuss with your doc.

In brief: No

Igra blood testing is the gold standard. Discuss with your doc.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Tuberculosis is diagnosed by culturing body fluids, or occasionally by detecting the bug in the body fluid(s) by stain and/or "pcr" (a molecular test looking for mycobacterial dna specific to tb).

In brief: No

Tuberculosis is diagnosed by culturing body fluids, or occasionally by detecting the bug in the body fluid(s) by stain and/or "pcr" (a molecular test looking for mycobacterial dna specific to tb).
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
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