Topic "Tuberculosis" in Somali - total 7 documentsTitle: BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination - information for patients
Summary: Information about the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination to help prevent tuberculosis (TB), including who should have the vaccination and who should not, its advantages and disadvantages, and the side effects.
Title: Instructions for collecting sputum for tuberculosis (TB)
Summary: Instructions to patients for providing sputum (phlegm) specimens to check for tuberculosis (TB).
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 treatment
Summary: Information for people who are to start tuberculosis treatment. It includes potential side effects of main TB medications.
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