Oakland County, Michigan/Health/Services/Disease Prevention/TB Treatment, Reporting, and Screening

TB Treatment, Reporting, and Screening

‚ÄčTuberculosis (TB) screening, treatment, and counseling services are provided. 

Treatment

For clients requesting an appointment for TB or Latent Tuberculosis, please call:

  • Marie, Latent Tuberculosis Public Health Nurse: 248-424-7042

Reporting

For healthcare providers with questions regarding TB or to report a case of active TB, please call:

  • Janice, TB Case Manager: 248-935-2291
  • Jamie, TB Case Manager: 248-978-7180
  • Christie, Chief of Communicable Disease: 248-858-8991

Screening

Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) offers two types of TB screenings: TB Skin Tests and TB Blood Tests. A Public Health Nurse will determine which type of screening is recommended for each client.

TB Skin Test: $8.00*

A TB Skin Test requires two visits - administration of the test and a return visit 48-72 hours later to interpret the results. TB Skin Tests are done on the following days:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: No Testing

TB Blood Test: $56.00*

OCHD utilizes the T-Spot TB Blood Test (also called an Interferon Gamma Release Assay, IGRA). T-Spot testing is for Oakland County Residents only. Payment is due at the time of services. OCHD will supply clients with a receipt to submit to insurance as many may cover the costs of this test. TB Blood Tests are done on the following days:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 3:00pm

*A $5 clinic visit fee is charged in addition to the service fee.

For more information, please call:

  • 248-858-1302 (Pontiac)
  • 248-424-7000 (Southfield)

Additional Info