What do I do if I have a positive TB skin test?
The skin test is a screening tool—not a diagnostic test—that is helpful to determine whether further testing for TB is needed. If someone has a positive skin test, this could mean the person has been infected with TB bacteria and will need further testing (such as a chest x-ray or blood test) to determine if this is the case. We refer our clients to the Denver Health Tuberculosis Clinic for this follow-up testing.

The Denver Health Tuberculosis Clinic provides low-cost diagnostic testing and treatment. If they diagnose you with TB, your treatment will be offered for free. Please call (303) 602-7240 to schedule an appointment with the Denver Health TB clinic.
Denver Metro Tuberculosis Clinic at Denver Health

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1. How do I know if I’m infected with TB?
2. What do I do if I have a positive TB skin test?
3. What is latent TB infection and how is it treated?
4. What is active TB disease and how is it treated?
5. What are the symptoms of active TB disease?
6. What are some risk factors for getting TB?