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Question :
Posted On : 09 May 2017
the child is 3yrs.old.positive exposure to tuberculosis with cavitation.the child is negative in tb skin test and exibit no symptoms.Do we give medicines_?shes 18kls in weight.
Expert Answer :
Since the child has contact with a person with open TB, it would be better to give INH prophylaxis to the child.
Answer Discussion :
musab sharef
4 years ago
Kondwani Chirwa
Yes. We give isoniazid prophylaxis
4 years ago
Dennis Brooks
inh for 6 months
4 years ago
INH for 6 months
4 years ago
Megan McGuire
No medication necessary.
4 years ago

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