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What is method to diagnose intestinal tb if colonoscopy and endoscopy and ct scan normal?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
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A skin test. If this is negative then TB is quite unlikely.
You may react positive though if you've been vaccinated or been sensitized from previous contact. A blood test like the interferon gamma release, unfortunately suffers from similar problems like the skin test. Usually TB enteritis has some radiographic or endoscopic findings. Otherwise all that's left is to empirically treat you ...

In brief: Start with

A skin test. If this is negative then TB is quite unlikely.
You may react positive though if you've been vaccinated or been sensitized from previous contact. A blood test like the interferon gamma release, unfortunately suffers from similar problems like the skin test. Usually TB enteritis has some radiographic or endoscopic findings. Otherwise all that's left is to empirically treat you ...
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