Tuberculosis Skin Testing


Skin testing using the interdermal PPD (purfied protein derivative). A return visit for reading is required. Chest X-Ray evaluation is required for those with a positive reaction.


Medi-Cal and private insurance are accepted. For work related testing: a set fee is charged, and payment is due at the time of service unless contract, voucher, or other arrangements for billing have been made.

Follow-up for TB Patients

Clinic evaluations of TB patients to include medication, X-ray, skin test. Laboratory testing includes sputum and blood work.


Limited to patients referred by Disease Control Services, private physicians, or hospitals. Fees charged. Medi-Cal and private insurance are accepted. For other low-income patients, fees are based on an ability-to-pay determination with a sliding fee schedule, according to income. No one is denied services due to an inability to pay.

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