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Tuberculosis examination

15 oktober 2015

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What is tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs. It can be contagious and can be spread by coughing. There are medicines to cure if it is discovered in time. The most frequent complaints at the onset of TB are coughing, fatigue, fever and lack of appetite.

For more information about TB, about a TB-examination and about the opening hours, please call the TB department of the Public Health Service (GGD), from Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m. till 17.00 p.m.; Tel. (020) 555 5240