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Latent TB Screening Programme

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We are offering free testing to diagnose latent TB; treatment is easy and helps prevent developing TB in the future. Latent TB does not have any symptoms, therefore the only way to find out if the bacteria is not active in your body, is to get tested. If you meet all the criteria below, let one of our receptionist know or book an appointment with our Practice Nurse on 020 7739 8525.

Criteria One

- Are you aged between 16-35?    

- Have arrived in UK within the last five years  

- Spent more than 6 months in a high incidence country (>150 TB cases per 100,000 population)    

- No history of TB either treated or untreated  

 OR

Criteria Two

- Are you aged between 16-35?  

- No history of TB either treated or untreated  

- Ex-prisoner, alcohol misuse, current/ex drug user  

- Never screened for TB in UK  

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For more information please download Patient Information Leaflet or visit https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/tuberculosis-tb/

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