Get TB (Tuberculosis) Testing
Tuberculosis - better known as TB is an airborne disease. TB usually affects the lungs and is caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.
If left untreated it can lead to serious complications and may even be fatal. Many employers require their employees to get a TB test done as part of the pre-employment process. Whether you suspect you have TB or you need it for a new job, we've got you covered.
At Prognify Urgent Care in Ann Arbor, Michigan, TB testing is available on-site. Our trained and trusted medical professionals can help you screened in no time.
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Things to Know About TB Testing
Who needs to get tested for STDs?
If you suspect that you've been exposed to the Tuberculosis bacteria either at work or a family member, traveled to a high risk country - you should consider TB testing. TB can also exist latent in the body, in which case the bacterium may be present without any associated symptoms..
What are the typical symptoms of TB?
Typical signs and symptoms of TB include
Coughing up blood.
Coughing doesn't subside over weeks.
Inexplicable weight loss.
Symptoms may range from mild to severe.
Why should I get tested?
Untreated active disease typically affects your lungs, but it can spread to other parts of your body through your bloodstream. If continued to be left untreated, it can be fatal.
What can I expect during TB testing?
TB testing is quick and easy at Prognify Urgent Care. A small quantity of tuberculin is injected under your skin. The results are available and need to be evaluated by a qualified medical professional in 48 to 72 hours. If the doctor suspects a TB infection, then a chest x-ray may be needed to help confirm.
To schedule a TB test appointment, walk in, or book an appointment online or call us.