TB Test for Pregnant Women
Pregnant women are able to get a TB x-ray if the woman is 20 weeks or more. A note from a physician indicating that it is OK to do so, along with proof of residency in Montgomery County will be required. Skin test have been replaced by a blood test that is much more sensitive and does not require a return visit for the test to be read. At the time of the appointment, 3 small tubes of blood will be drawn by a nurse. Results will be mailed to the customer's residence. The TB Clinic is located at: 2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. 20902. Customers are seen by appointment only.
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