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Question Isoniazid compulsory if PPD positive?

I have a positive PPD, but I was BCG vaccinated. My quantiferon test and chest X-ray are both negative. Do I have to take isoniazid still, does anyone know?
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Short answer is yes. 9 months.

They'll need documentation for proof of therapy if/when you do per-employment screening. If you don't have it, then they may not hire you since theoretically you can spread it.
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I misread your post. No you do not need therapy. Proof of a negative CXR is more than adequate.
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You actually don't. PPD measures your immune response to TB, it does not necessarily say you have the disease. So it may be positive if you live in an endemic area, if you've had the disease before, or if you've been vaccinated.
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if chest xray is negative and also the gold interferon test is - then u dont need isoniazid
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