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Hudson, T. Warner
TWHudson at mednet.ucla.edu
Wed Jul 9 13:11:21 PDT 2014
We are not requiring repeat CXR for LTBI folks but they must sign declination of LTBI prophy if they decline, and in any case come in for yearly TB questionnaire. Some UC campuses are doing CXR every 5 years for those who don't complete LTBI prophy. I personally think this is a good idea. Warner
T. Warner Hudson, MD FACOEM, FAAFP
Medical Director, Occupational and Employee Health
UCLA Health System and Campus
Pager 800.233.7231 ID 27132
E-mail twhudson at mednet.ucla.edu<mailto:twhudson at mednet.ucla.edu>
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I know there was a brief discussion on this a few months ago, but asking everyone's opinion again:
How often are you sending employees with LTBI and no Rx for CXR screening (q 3 years, q 5 years, etc.) and what evidence/guidelines are you basing these intervals on?
Abhijay P. Karandikar, MD, MPH, MRO
Medical Director - Occupational Medicine
Company MD - Pines Health Services
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