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Children's Health

TB

06/16/2011

Question:

can u get tb from another child?

Answer:

Yes, you can acquire tuberculosis from a child. An excellent resource for more information is through the National Institutes of Health at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001141/.  

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Response by:

Sarah Sauntry, RN, MS, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
College of Nursing
University of Cincinnati