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How is tuberculosis diagnosed?

There are several tests for confirming the presence of tuberculosis bacteria in the body, including a skin test, chest X-ray, sputum smear test and blood test.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Bronchitis


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