If a local General Practitioner (GP) or Staff Health has referred you to Liverpool Chest Clinic for further TB screening, please fill in this form and click on the Submit key at the bottom of the form.
Liverpool Chest Clinic (LCC) will only accept referrals from clients residing in the South West Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) area. Clients who live outside of the SWSLHD catchment area can be referred to their local chest clinic chest-clinics
Information on IGRA (QuantiFERON- TB Gold Plus) blood test can be found in interferon-gamma-release-assay-test
Information on Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) or Mantoux Test can be found in tst-factsheet
If you are a health care worker, your staff health team or local GP will organise the initial TB screening for you. This will include an IGRA blood test. Your local GP or Staff Health will refer you to Liverpool Chest Clinic if you have a positive IGRA blood test, symptoms of TB or an abnormal chest x-ray. They may also refer you if you have not had a prior BCG vaccination, if you need a Mantoux test (also known as a tuberculin skin test) or have had 2 repeat IGRA results return indeterminate.
Please refer to Information on TB screening of Health Care Students for more information on health care students TB screening.
For health care students, please see your local GP for your initial TB screening. This will include an IGRA blood test.
Your local GP or Compliance Hub will refer you to Liverpool Chest Clinic if you have a positive IGRA blood test, symptoms of TB or an abnormal chest x-ray. They may also refer you if have had 2 repeat IGRA results return indeterminate.
Information on 'TB high risk countries' can be found in https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/tuberculosis/Pages/high-incidence-countries.aspx
The TB Assessment tool document can be found in TB assessment tool
Other groups referred by local GP for TB screening such as missionaries, staff working in morgues, people working with wildlife (in zoos) and overseas exchange students may also submit this form. Please bring your GP referral letter with you on the day of your appointment at the chest clinic to avoid delay.