Who must be tested for tuberculosis?

In accordance with the recommendations from both the American College Health Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the University performs targeted tuberculosis (TB) testing. Under these guidelines, TB testing is required of students who are more likely to be exposed to TB, or who are more likely to develop active infection if they are exposed.

Please answer the following questions:

  • I am in one of the following schools:
    • Medical School
    • Nursing School
    • Dental School
    • School of Social Work (MSW Only)
  • I have been a resident and/or employee of high-risk congregate settings (e.g., correctional facilities, long-term care facilities, and homeless shelters).

  • I have been a volunteer or health-care worker who served clients who are at increased risk for active TB disease.

  • I have been a member of any of the following groups that may have an increased incidence of latent M. tuberculosis infection or active TB disease:
    • Medically underserved
    • Low-income.
    • Abusing drugs or alcohol.

  • I have had close contact with persons known or suspected to have active TB disease.
  • I was born or have lived in one of the countries listed below that have a high incidence of active TB disease.

  • I Have had frequent or prolonged visits (4 weeks or more) to one or more of the countries listed below with a high prevalence of TB disease

List of Countries:

Afghanistan
Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Côte d'Ivoire
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Fiji
French Polynesia
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Ghana
Greenland
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana

Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong

India
Indonesia
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Iraq
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Latvia
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Macao
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia (Federated States of)
Moldova
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Northern Mariana Islands
Pakistan
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Republic of Korea

Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Romania

Russian Federation
Rwanda
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe


If you can answer yes to any of the following questions, you will be required have a TB skin test. Please complete the TB Screening Form at  If TB testing is indicated by this screening tool, you will be notified by the Immunization Compliance Office for further steps.