What Is Tuberculosis? Should I Be Tested?
This six-panel brochure educates people about tuberculosis (TB). It explains the difference between latent (inactive) TB infection and active TB disease, and clarifies how you can and cannot become infected. The document identifies those who are at high risk for TB infection, emphasizing the importance of seeing a doctor to be tested for TB. It discusses skin and blood tests for TB, and the need for a chest x-ray if the test is positive. A list of TB test sites in the San Francisco area is provided.
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