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WAC 388-97-1400

Tuberculosis—Testing method—Required.

The nursing home must ensure that all tuberculosis testing is done through either:
(1) Intradermal (Mantoux) administration with test results read:
(a) Within forty-eight to seventy-two hours of the test; and
(b) By a trained professional; or
(2) A blood test for tuberculosis called interferon-gamma release assay (IGRA).
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW. WSR 10-02-021, § 388-97-1400, filed 12/29/09, effective 1/29/10. Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.51 and 74.42 RCW and 42 C.F.R. 489.52. WSR 08-20-062, § 388-97-1400, filed 9/24/08, effective 11/1/08.]
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