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Will A Sputum Test Be Positive For TB If Chest X-ray Is Doubtful?

I didn't had tb yet but minor chest infection ocuured but when i went for chest x-ray of dubai visa they suspected me for tb. now they are telling me to go for sputum test... what are the chances that i will clear the test and get visa..
I don't have any symptoms of tb.
Sat, 24 Oct 2015
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An sputum test will.rule out an active pulmonary tuberculosis...Cant say whether you will test positive but very few percentage of patients remain asymptomatic in active disease
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Will A Sputum Test Be Positive For TB If Chest X-ray Is Doubtful?

An sputum test will.rule out an active pulmonary tuberculosis...Cant say whether you will test positive but very few percentage of patients remain asymptomatic in active disease