Topic "Tuberculosis" in Arabic - total 9 documentsTitle: TB medications
Summary: This fact sheets provides information on when treatment is recommended and what particular medications may be prescribed.
Title: Tuberculin test (Mantoux test)
Summary: The tuberculin skin test (also known as the Mantoux test) is one of the tests used to diagnose TB. The main use of the tuberculin test is to identify people infected with TB bacteria, but who do not have active disease. This is called latent TB infection. A chest x-ray is important for people who come into contact with a person with tuberculosis, and helps rule out the presence of TB.
Title: Tuberculosis - BCG vaccination
Summary: The vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) is known as BCG (bacille Calmette-Guérin) vaccine. This fact sheet provides information about who can get the vaccination and what to expect.
Title: Tuberculosis - information for contacts
Summary: Tuberculosis, or TB for short, is a bacterial infection. It can affect almost any part of the body but most often the lungs; this is called pulmonary TB. In Australia there are just over 1000 cases of TB diagnosed each year, with approximately 400 of these in Victoria.
Title: Tuberculosis - positive skin test
Summary: A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).
Title: Tuberculosis - tablets for latent infection
Summary: The most commonly used antibiotic is called Isoniazid, and taking this will reduce the chance of you becoming sick with tuberculosis disease.
Title: Tuberculosis - the facts
Summary: Information about transmission, symptoms, testing and meaning of test results, treatment and immunisation.
Title: Tuberculosis (TB) screening for migrants
Summary: Before or shortly after you arrive in Queensland, the Australian Government may ask you to go to a Tuberculosis Control Unit in Brisbane, Rockhampton, Toowoomba, Townsville or Cairns for tuberculosis health screening. This service is free of charge.
Title: Tuberculosis treatment
Summary: Information for people who are to start tuberculosis treatment. It includes potential side effects of main TB medications.
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