Advice for latent TB infection
If any one or more item (s) in the section on the left apply to you AND your chest x-ray is normal (No TB disease), then you are considered to have latent TB infection, (Class B – latent TB infection needing an evaluation for
treatment per USCIS guidelines)
Latent TB nfection means you have these
TB germs in your body in “inactive forms”
not causing any problems at this time.
But these germs can become active in future to cause a serious disease,
called tuberculosis which can be dangerous to your health and
infectious to other people around you.
PLEASE SEE YOUR DOCTOR OR
HEALTH DEPT/TB CLINIC
to consider further evaluation & treatment.
Treating a latent TB infection now can
decrease your chances of
developing TB disease in future.
Most commonly used treatment generally includes 9 months of Rx, called
Isoniazid (INH) & Vitamin B6 to
minimizes some of the side
effects from INH.
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