Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test
- Departments:Public Health
- Phone:(806) 378-6300
- Summary Tuberculosis (TB) skin test
The TB skin test is performed by injecting a small amount of fluid (called tuberculin) into the skin on the lower part of the arm.
A person given the TB skin test must return within 48 to 72 hours to have a trained health care worker look for a reaction on the arm.
Exposure to TB or need a TB test for school or work?
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