Tuberculosis (TB) Test
- Tuberculosis (TB) Test
TB tests cost just $10.00.
Please call the Health Center at (814)732-2743 to schedule an appointment. The charge will be placed on your account at the Bursar's Office
Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection caused by a germ called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but can also damage other parts of the body.
How does TB spread?
TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes or talks.
What are the most common symtoms of TB in the lungs?
a bad cough that lasts 3 weeks or longer
coughing up blood or mucus
weakness or fatigue
fever and chills
- night sweats
TB is usually curable by taking several medications for a long period of time.
A $15.00 no-show fee will be charged to your account if you do not cancel or reschedule prior to your appointment time or if you arrive 5 minutes late. Also you will NOT be seen if you are late.