Patient Comments: Tuberculosis - Experience

If known, how did you or a loved one contract TB?

Comment from: duchess, 45-54 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 28

Many years ago my husband, an apartment maintenance man, was sent into an apartment to fix something. Days later he was told that he had entered the apartment of someone with active TB. He tested positive with the tine test immediately. Although he has yet to develop symptoms, he has never had treatment. After reading this information, I'm thinking he should be on a course of antibiotics and will have him talk to his doctor.

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