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So ... TB. My sister has just been diagnosed. Should I get myself (and DS) vaccinated?
I haven't had the BCG and my DS hasn't been vaccinated either (he's 2). Should I contact my GP? We spent Sunday with her and have seen her a few times since she's been unwell (this has been going on for ages but it's taken them a while to figure out what's wrong).
A lot will depend on what type of TB she has,if its glandular or in an organ etc then there is no route of cross infection if she has active pulmonary TB however, i.e on her lungs and she is coughing then a list will be made of her close contacts and you should get screened. But of course contact your GP.
Some year ago my brother was diagnosed with possible tb (contracted either in india or new york city). It was recommended that I get myself tested and we hadn't lived in the same household (or even the same end of the country) for at least 15 years at that point.