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Screening (TB)

DEFINITION

Activity performed by a healthcare provider in a specific population in order to identify persons who have tuberculosis or M.tuberculosis infection.

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SOURCE DEFINITION

Measures used to identify persons who have TB disease or LTBI. See also symptom screen.

From: CDC
Year: 2005

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TERM 1

Process that includes a TB risk assessment, symptom evaluation, TB testing for M. tuberculosis infection (by either IGRA or TST) for health care personnel without documented evidence of prior LTBI or TB disease, and additional workup for TB disease for health care personnel with positive test results or symptoms compatible with TB disease.

From: CDC
Year: 2019

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