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Tuberculosis (TB) screening: where and when

10 oktober 2016

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Where

The Tuberculosis Department of the Public Health Service (GGD Amsterdam) is situated at the ground floor of the Services' main building at the Nieuwe Achtergracht 100.

When

  • Immigrants:
    TB-screening as requested by the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Netherlands (IND) : Screening at entry on Monday or Tuesday between 13.00 and 15.00 p.m. Follow-up screening also on Monday and Tuesday between 13.00 and 15.00 p.m.
  • Substance abusers (harddrugs or alcohol):
    Wednesday between 08.30 and 11.30 a.m.
    For complaints or when further investigation is necessary: the doctors surgery is every day between 9:00 and 11:00.
  • Sailors:
    Monday to Friday between 08.30 and 11.30 a.m.

    TB-screening is only performed if the seafarer comes from a tb high-incidence country or has symptoms that indicate a possible infection with tuberculosis. Please bring your seamansbook.
    Costs: € 43,66

  • Referral by General Practitioner (GP) or other physician:
    Monday to Friday between 09.00 and 11.00 a.m.
    When you have no family doctor or insurance you can come without a referral.

  • TB-screening after having been in contact with a TB-patient (contact investigation):
    Usually you are invited for contact investigation on Monday, Tuesday, or Friday between 08.30 and 11.30 hours.
    On Wednesdays only in consultation with the TB department. Never on Thursday!
    Please call (020) 555 5240 first, if you didn't receive a personal invitation and you think you are eligible for contact investigation.
  • TB-screening for travellers and/or pre-travel TB-vaccination:
    Monday, Tuesday or Friday between 08.30 and 11.30 a.m. On Wednesdays only in consultation with the TB department.
    Never on a Thursday! Please call (020) 555 5240 first, if you needed a BCG vaccination
    Costs: € 28,55 for Tuberculin Skin test (Mantoux) BCG vaccination € 28,55).
  • Periodical TB-screening for health care workers:
    Monday, Tuesday or Friday between 08.30 and 11.30 a.m. On Wednesdays only in consultation with the TB department. Never on a Thursday!
  • Newborns for BCG vaccination:
    Children who qualify receive an invitation between 6 and 9 months old.
    Please call (020) 555 5240, if you don't receive an invitation

Prices as of January 1st, 2016
Prices are subject to change.

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Download instruction folder (PDF, 263 kB) for parents of children that have had a BCG vaccination (in Dutch/English/Somali)