In close cooperation with faculty from the Division of Infectious Diseases, clinic staff will evaluate TB referrals along with referrals of patients suffering from lung infections such as pneumonia, bronchiectasis, and chronic fungal infections.
TB Screening May be Recommended For Certain Conditions
Health and child care workers
Household contacts of persons known or suspected to have TB
Medically under-served, low income persons and high-risk ethnic minorities
Persons from countries with high TB incidence (Latin America, Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands, Africa)
Person with conditions known to increase risk of TB, such as HIV infections, chronic poor nutrition, chronic renal failure, diabetes mellitus
Residents of chronic care facilities and correctional institutions