Tuberculosis Testing

DHEC provides tuberculosis screening only for TB suspects/cases, and contacts to a TB case.

  • TB case is a person with suspected or confirmed TB disease; sometimes referred to as an index case or index patient.
  • TB contacts are persons exposed to someone with infectious TB disease, can include family members, roommates, or housemates, close friends, coworkers, classmates, and others.
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