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Author Topic: Xrays help to diagnose pulmonary TB  (Read 81 times)

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Xrays help to diagnose pulmonary TB
« on: November 04, 2016, 15:03:33 PM »

Chest X-ray findings that can suggest active TB
This category comprises all findings typically associated with active pulmonary TB. An applicant with any of the following findings must submit sputum specimens for examination.

Pleural effusion
Hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy (bihilar lymphadenopathy)
OtherThe presence of signs or symptoms of TB (Class B1).Other
Other chest X-ray findings

Follow-up needed

This category includes findings that are minor and not suggestive of TB disease. These findings require no follow-up evaluation after resettlement of the applicant.

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