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Two to three days after getting a tuberculin skin test, the size of any bump at the site is measured. Your risk of having TB is used along with the size of the bump to determine whether the test is:
The test cannot tell if you have a latent (inactive) infection or active TB that can be spread to others.
Current as ofJuly 30, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineR. Steven Tharratt, MD, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine
Current as of: July 30, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & R. Steven Tharratt, MD, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine
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