Tok Pisin (Pidgin)
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Topic "Tuberculosis" in Tok Pisin (pidgin) - total 4 documents

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 (signs & symptoms, treatment and prevention)
Summary: Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection that can affect almost any part of the body but most commonly affects the lungs when it is called ‘pulmonary tuberculosis’. This fact sheet provides comprehensive information in 8 languages about TB symptoms, treatment and prevention. Please note that contact details provided are for Queensland only.

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.

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