Pima County temporarily halting routine TB tests - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Pima County temporarily halting routine TB tests

Posted: Updated:

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Pima County is temporarily suspending routine tuberculosis screenings starting next week.

County Health Department officials say the screenings normally offered at clinics will be halted as of April 15.

They say the screenings are expected to resume once a national shortage of the Tubersol solution for skin testing is resolved.

However, the County Health Department will continue testing people who have symptoms of tuberculosis.

The screenings cost $15 per person regardless of insurance.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices