IGRA Testing

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Camden GP practices need to be set up to provide IGRA tests.

Shelley Eugene is running the project to set up each practice in Camden to be able to provide IGRA testing in order to improve latent TB detection. She’d also be very pleased to support each practice to audit and recall eligible patients for the blood test. Until 2020 remuneration is available to support the additional practice workload.

Positive test results should be sent to NCL TB service via email.

Please contact Shelley Eugene with any queries.

 


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • Age 16-35
  • Registered with Camden GP practice which is signed up to the IGRA project
  • Have not previously received IGRA test for LTBI or treated for TB/LTBI
  • Have come from the list of countries found in appendix A
  • Have spent six months or longer in a high incidence of TB country in the last five years

Exclusions

  • Arrived in the UK before 1 July 2013

How to Refer

If your practice is signed up: speak to your practices LTBI Lead to arrange testing.

If your practice is not signed up: please contact Shelley Eugene.

Positive test results should be sent to NCL TB service via email.


Contact Details

e: shelleyeugene@nhs.net