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tuberculosis - would love to have had before daughter was diagnosed with Dormant TB!! There are more people in the US that TB and do not know it unless you demand to be tested every single year. Get tested and get treated. That cold that you get constantly, could actually be a sign of TB. Once our daughter was diagnosed and began treatments, the colds backed off.

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Tuberculosis Testing Market (Smear Microscopy, Culture Based Tests, Nucleic Acid Testing, Mantoux Test, Radiography (Chest X-Ray), Drug Susceptibility Testing (DST) and Other TB Tests): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020


TB skin test A tuberculin skin test (TST) – or Mantoux test – checks the immune system’s response to TB bacteria. A tiny amount of tuberculin extract is injected under the skin. If the immune system has come into contact with TB the skin becomes raised and red. However, a positive result does not confirm an active infection. Further testing is required. Latent TB and a history of BCG vaccination will also cause a reaction. Blood test A TB blood test is a reliable indicator of a TB…