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Targeted Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults and Children

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Tuberculosis is spread from person to person through the air when an individual with active TBcoughs or sneezes. The red dots represent droplets containing the TB germ.

Source: CDC
Starting January 1, 2016

 

Fresno County Tuberculosis Control Program Services

Chest Clinic Services:

Center around the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) disease. Patients diagnosed with or suspected of having TB are evaluated by our medical staff; the patient receives treatment (medication) and is closely monitored to insure that treatment is effective.

Direct Observed Therapy:

Medical eligible staff monitors and ensures patient compliance with the prescribed treatment plans through face-to-face contact with the patient.

Contact Investigation:

People who have been in contact with someone known or suspected to have TB are evaluated by a Communicable Disease Specialist. Contacts are provided tuberculin skin tests or Quantiferon test; and if indicated, chest X-Rays are done and preventative treatment may be started.

CTCA logoChest Clinic Services

Located: 1221 Fulton Mall Room 164
Fresno, CA 93721

Telephone: (559) 600-3413
Fax: (559)-600-7602

Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
(Closed 12:00pm - 12:30pm)