Due to a
nationwide shortage of tuberculosis (TB) skin testing solution, the Pasadena
Public Health Department will be adhering to the California Department of
Public Health’s (CDPH) recommendation of solely providing TB skin testing for
high-risk individuals during this time.
As an alternate
option, we will continue to offer QuantiFERON TB (non-skin) tests. Please ask the clinic receptionist for
details and information.
We will be
prioritizing the use of TB skin tests to the following high-risk individuals
- TB contacts
- HIV-infected individuals
- Immigrant screening
- Pediatric patients (in which QuantiFERON testing is not recommended)
time, we will not be offering TB skin tests for routine annual, school or
For more information, you can call the
Travel & Immunization Clinic at 626-744-6121.