Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Mobile fluorography for World TB Day in Sverdlovsk region

According to a recent report from Oblastnaya Gazeta, the residents of the Sverdlovsk region and Yekaterinburg soon will learn more about mobile fluorography at an event honoring World TB Day.

The Ministry of Health said mobile fluorography will help health professionals identify tuberculosis in patients when the bacteria is still at an early state of development.

On Wednesday, March 25, the public can have chest X-rays at a mobile unit between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Carnival and Megapolis shopping centers in the Sverdlovsk region.

The mobile fluorography units already have discovered one TB case.

There are currently eight mobile fluorography units in Yekaterinburg and two in the Krasnoufimsk and Kamensk healthcare branches.

"To date, the action planned for the population of Ekaterinburg--mobile units in shopping centers, surveys are conducted for all comers, the conclusion is issued immediately," said Irene Likhachova, head of the consultant and diagnostic clinic Regional TB Dispensary.

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