Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacteria. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. Not everyone infected with TB bacteria becomes sick. As a result, two TB-related conditions exist: latent TB infection (LTBI) and TB disease. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal.
Latent TB is diagnosed and managed by our clinic physician and nursing staff. We provide case management and directly observed therapy for patients with active TB.
- 8:00am - 11:30am and 1:00pm - 4:00pm
- TB Skin Tests are not placed on Thursdays
What services do you offer?
- TB Skin Testing
- IGRA (Blood) Testing
- TB Treatment (including Medication Refills)
- Public Health Follow-up
How much does it cost?
- Skin Testing - $15
- IGRA (Blood) - $68.90
- Treatment - No charge
For More Information
Laci Scott, MPH - Program Manager 806-378-6339
Phyllis Buckley, RN - TB Nurse 806-378-6347
Haley Houghton, RN - TB Nurse 806-378-6312
1000 Martin Road, Amarillo, TX 79107
24 Hour Emergency Number: 806-680-8980
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