Reaction 10 mm of Induration

Recent immigrants (i.e., within last 5 yr) from high-prevalence countries

Injection drug users

Residents and employees1 of high-risk congregate settings Prisons and jails

Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities for elderly persons

Hospitals and other health care facilities Residential facilities for AIDS patients Homeless shelters Mycobacteriology laboratory personnel Persons with high-risk conditions Silicosis

Diabetes mellitus Chronic renal failure

Some hematologic disorders (e.g., leukemias, lymphomas) Other specific malignancies (e.g., head/neck or lung carcinoma) Weight loss >10% of ideal body weight Gastrectomy Jejunoileal bypass

Children <4 yr of age, or infants, children, and adolescents exposed to high-risk adults

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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