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TB Assessment

TB (Tuberculosis) Testing Urgent Care in El Cajon, CA

Tuberculosis is a severe, treatable pulmonary disease caused by bacteria from coughing or sneezing. Symptoms include persistent cough, fever, chills, weight loss, and fatigue. At East County Urgent Care, our medical team offers TB testing for diagnosis and treatment, ensuring early detection and recovery. For more information, contact us or book a visit online. We are conveniently located at 1625 E. Main Street # 100 El Cajon, CA 92021.

TB (Tuberculosis) Testing Urgent Care Near Me in El Cajon, CA
TB (Tuberculosis) Testing Urgent Care Near Me in El Cajon, CA

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Nationwide Shortage of PPD
TB (Tuberculosis) Screening

Nationwide Shortage of PPD

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) anticipates that there will be a 3 to 10-month nationwide lack of PPD.

TB (Tuberculosis) Screening

East County Urgent Care and Walk-In Clinic provides the following services for TB screening:

1- T-SPOT® TB test: a unique, single-visit blood test for TB screening
2- TB Risk Assessment by medical providers
3- Chest X-Ray with Over-Read
4- PPD: requires two visits. At the first visit, you will get a small shot (injection) that contains PPD. After 48 to 72 hours, you must return, and we will check the reaction to the test.

Please contact us for more details on other TB screening options.
Services are performed Mon – Fri 8 am – 7 pm & Sat – Sun 9 am – 4 pm. For pricing or to schedule special hours call us today. We serve patients from El Cajon CA, Wells Park CA, Rancho San Diego CA, Hillsdale CA, Alpine CA, Santee CA, Jamul CA, and BEYOND.