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How common is it for someone to need a tuberculosis skin test?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: PrettyCommonForSome

It depends on your profession and your age and your symptoms as well 1 All health care providers are tested frequently foe Tuberculosis with PPD 2For Immigrants coming to USA 3 Children in School 4Teachers 5Those who have been in contact with a TB Patient 6When you suspect TB In a patient It is common test in any doctor's office and clinics

In brief: PrettyCommonForSome

It depends on your profession and your age and your symptoms as well 1 All health care providers are tested frequently foe Tuberculosis with PPD 2For Immigrants coming to USA 3 Children in School 4Teachers 5Those who have been in contact with a TB Patient 6When you suspect TB In a patient It is common test in any doctor's office and clinics
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Fairly Common

Exposure determines need.
High risk populations include health care workers, prisoners, living in overcrowded conditions, and foreign nation exposures. Check with your doctor.

In brief: Fairly Common

Exposure determines need.
High risk populations include health care workers, prisoners, living in overcrowded conditions, and foreign nation exposures. Check with your doctor.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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