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Tuberculosis (TB) Skin Test

  • Departments:Public Health
  • Divisions:Refugee/Immigration
  • 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?  

TB skin test for Immigration

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