Should you get a ppd shot if you were sick recently with flu?
The PPD is a test for exposure to tuberculosis. There is no reason not to get this test if you were recently stick with the flu. ...
Asked in Pregnancy Tests, Chickenpox
Is there a wait time for varicella after a PPD test?
There's no wait time for varicella vaccine after a PPD. There's a wait for PPD after varicella vaccine. ...
Asked in Medical Billing and Coding
What is the ICD-9 code for history of positive PPD test in the past - 795.51?
The PPD test is the test for tuberculosis. The correct code for a positive test in the past is V12.01 for a personal history of tuberculosis. ...
Asked in Medication and Drugs, Steroids, Prednisone
Can prednisone make the results of a home urine pregnancy test inaccurate?
no prednisone is a steriod that does not interfere with pregnancy tests.
What is other tests you take other than ppd for cna?
Typically the PPD, and titers for rubella, measles, and mumps. Sometimes titer for varicella, and sometimes hepatitis B. Sometimes a drug test. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
Once you have a positive PPD why cant you ever get it again and have to have a chest xray instead?
Once someone tests positive for the PPD skin test, that person will (almost)always remain positive for the rest of their life. Then, there is no sense in placing a PPD skin test again, as you already know that it will be positive. The reason for doing the chest x-ray instead is to make sure that there is no evidence of active tuberculosis disease in the lungs. Not all patients with a "positive PPD" will have an active lung disease from TB,...
Asked in Tuberculosis
What is a PPD skin test used to diagnose?
The PPD test is a test that is administered by physicians in order to diagnose silent tuberculosis. This can be done in a doctor's office where PPT is injected under the top layer of skin. After 48 to 72 hours you must return to have the doctor check and see if there has been a reaction to the test. This test will assist in finding out if you have ever come in contact with the bacteria that causes tuberculosis. ...