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How often do you need a tb-clearance chest X-ray to keep working as a teacher?
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Depends
If you have a positive skin test for TB (a ppd) a single negative/clear chest x-ray will suffice to allow you to go back to work.
If you are being treated for active TB two weeks of anti-tb drug therapy is usually done before a patient returns to work.

In brief: Depends
If you have a positive skin test for TB (a ppd) a single negative/clear chest x-ray will suffice to allow you to go back to work.
If you are being treated for active TB two weeks of anti-tb drug therapy is usually done before a patient returns to work.
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