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Freeman Urgent Care

Freeman Urgent Care

3.2(5 reviews)
1010 S Madison St, Webb City, MO 648701010 S Madison St
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

Very Caring and professional bedside manners. Dr E. Explained my diagnosis and treatment fully easy to understand. My nurse was very good giving a dtap... I never felt the needle...
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Lab Health Network

Lab Health Network

2102 S Garrison Ave, Carthage, MO 648362102 S Garrison Ave
OpenFri 6:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Tue 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Wed 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Thu 6:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Fri 6:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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Professional Urgent Care, LLC

Professional Urgent Care, LLC

6055 N Main Street Rd, Webb City, MO 648706055 N Main Street Rd
OpenFri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Joplin Urgent Care

Joplin Urgent Care

2700 N Rangeline Rd, Joplin, MO 648012700 N Rangeline Rd
OpenFri 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Manzer Family Medicine

Manzer Family Medicine

1.83(6 reviews)
3071 Grand Ave, Carthage, MO 648363071 Grand Ave
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Recent patient review

Dr. Manzer has always taken time to listen to our physical complaints, and been very supportive. I never feel rushed through, because unlike many doctors, he doesn't have a quota he has to meet. I have been a nurse for over 30 years and I have complete trust in him. If he doesn't know what exactly is wrong, he will send us to someone that specializes in the field.
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AccessLab

AccessLab

101 N Rangeline Rd, Joplin, MO 64801101 N Rangeline Rd
OpenFri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Emergency Pet Center of the 4 States

Emergency Pet Center of the 4 States

4.9(2 reviews)
1110 E 7th St, Joplin, MO 648011110 E 7th St
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Mercy Convenient Care - S. Rangeline

Mercy Convenient Care - S. Rangeline

1.0(3 reviews)
1313 S Rangeline Rd, Joplin, MO 648011313 S Rangeline Rd
OpenFri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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My Medlab

My Medlab

509 S Wall Ave, Joplin, MO 64801509 S Wall Ave
OpenFri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics

2727 E 32nd St, Joplin, MO 648042727 E 32nd St
OpenFri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
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Freeman Urgent Care Joplin

Freeman Urgent Care Joplin

3.0(11 reviews)
1130 E 32nd St, Joplin, MO 648041130 E 32nd St
OpenFri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I had a completely positive experience this morning.. on a Saturday. I liked that I could register for my appt. and then just wait for my scheduled appt time .. only had to wait maybe half an hour.. I was texted when a room was ready for me and upon entering the front door , a tech was waiting for me and took me right in and got did all the preliminary work. An NP came right in and examined me. Have had a scratchy throat for a couple of days .. then last night had a stuffy nose and sneezing and coughing . Slight headache with sinus pressure. I was extremely concerned because I had spent the day before with my 87 year old dad in ER He had fallen at the nursing home and fractured both hips. Had surgery on both that evening. But I had also had close family with me for a couple of days due to his condition. Anyway, a COVID TEST was done and I was able to get the results (NEGATIVE!) within 10 minutes !! So thankful !! And prescribed an antibiotic for possible sinus infection. The staff was friendly and caring and knowledgeable and efficient! I am so thankful for Freeman Urgent Care! And highly recommend them!
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Hassle Free Testing

Hassle Free Testing

510 E 32nd St, Joplin, MO 64804510 E 32nd St
OpenFri 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Mon 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Tue 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Wed 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Thu 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Fri 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • SatClosed
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quest-diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics

3202 McIntosh Cir Dr, Joplin, MO 648043202 McIntosh Cir Dr
OpenFri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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SEK Urgent Care

SEK Urgent Care

3.2(10 reviews)
200 Centennial Dr, Pittsburg, KS 66762200 Centennial Dr
OpenFri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Recent patient review

I greatly recommend this place! The people were so nice and helpful if you have any questions, and the prices were very reasonable!
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Charles F. Youvan Dental Labs

Charles F. Youvan Dental Labs

1032 US-69, Frontenac, KS 667631032 US-69
OpenFri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
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CME dba Certified Medical Examiners

CME dba Certified Medical Examiners

404 S Business 49, Neosho, MO 64850404 S Business 49
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  • Mon 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • FriClosed
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CoxHealth Urgent Care

CoxHealth Urgent Care

102 E Cleveland Ave, Monett, MO 65708102 E Cleveland Ave
OpenFri 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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  • SatClosed
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Mercy Convenient Care - Monett

Mercy Convenient Care - Monett

315 E Cleveland St, Monett, MO 65708315 E Cleveland St
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Latest TB Test Updates

Jun 15, 2022
BA.4 and BA.5 — "sister variants" of the original omicron strain — are gaining prevalence in the U.S. and now account for about 1 in 5 confirmed COVID-19 cases nationwide, CDC data shows. (Becker's)
May 31, 2022
COVID-19 hospitalizations are up 20 percent nationwide over the last 14 days, with 45 states and Washington, D.C., reporting an increase. Nationwide, COVID-19 cases increased 14 percent over the past 14 days, according to HHS data collected by The New York Times.

TB Test FAQs

  • What does a positive TB test look like?

    When you take the TB skin test, a huge bump will appear on your arm at the injection site if you have had a TB infection. This hump, which may appear red and bloated, indicates that you have tuberculosis germs in your body. During your visit, your doctor or the TB test provider will measure and check the bump to see if you have TB.

  • Where can I get a TB test in Alba?

    Tuberculosis tests are available from a variety of healthcare providers, including primary care physicians, hospitals, walk-in clinics and laboratories, pharmacies, and urgent care clinics. If you exhibit signs of active tuberculosis, your doctor may refer you to a tuberculosis testing facility. Solv can also help you locate the top TB testing facilities in your area.

  • What is a TB test?

    tuberculosis testing available are a skin test and a blood test. A protein called PPD generated from tuberculosis germs is injected into your skin as part of the skin test to see how your body reacts to it. A small amount of blood is taken from your arm and submitted to a lab for confirmation of tuberculosis bacteria.

  • How long is a TB test good for?

    You should have your tuberculosis test repeated every four years, whether you test positive or negative. Tuberculosis patients who test positive may be required to have a chest X-ray before being tested every four years. Your employer or doctor may prescribe a TB test more regularly than every four years based on specific work policies or your symptoms and health status.

  • How much does a TB test cost in Alba?

    A tuberculosis test's cost is determined by a number of factors, including the test's kind, provider rates, geographic location, and whether or not the test is covered by your health insurance plan. Contact each TB test provider directly to find more about price and rates, or contact your health insurance company to learn more about your TB testing benefits and coverage.

  • Does insurance cover TB testing in Alba?

    Many health insurance coverage includes tuberculosis testing, particularly if your doctor believes it is medically necessary based on your symptoms or level of contact with tuberculosis patients. Some companies may reimburse the cost of tuberculosis testing if it is required at work. Contact your health insurance provider directly to learn more about your TB test benefits and coverage.

  • How often do you need a TB test in Alba?

    Employers often screen employees who are required to get tested for tuberculosis every four years. If you spend time with someone who has tuberculosis or have traveled to a region where tuberculosis is common and prevalent, such as Africa or Russia, your doctor may prescribe that you get a TB test on a regular basis. Ask your employer or doctor how often you should get a TB test based on these factors.

  • How long does a TB test take in Alba?

    The TB blood test usually takes less than five minutes because it involves taking a small sample of blood from your arm. The TB skin test is also quick, but you'll need to come back to the clinic 48 to 72 hours later to have the injection site checked for a reaction. When you call to schedule a tuberculosis test, the provider will be able to give you a more exact time estimate.

  • How can I book a TB test through Solv?

    A TB test can be scheduled easily and quickly with Solv. Go to the Solv Home page, type "TB test" into the search box, and then select your area from the right-hand dropdown menu. Solv will present you with a selection of top-rated tuberculosis (TB) test providers in your area who can assist you. Choose your favorite tuberculosis test provider and contact them using the information provided to make an appointment.

  • Can I do at-home TB testing in Alba?

    Test kits for tuberculosis that can be used at home are no longer available. Some healthcare providers, on the other hand, may visit your home to give a tuberculosis test, albeit this service may be limited to persons who are unable to leave their homes due to physical limitations. If you or a family member is unable to leave the house to take the test, speak with your doctor about the possibility of at-home TB testing.

Missouri TB Tests

A tuberculosis test identifies whether or not you've ever been infected. It won't tell you whether your illness is current or latent, but it will tell you if you've had this bacterial infection before.

A tuberculosis test can be performed on the skin or in the blood. Neither test necessitates any extra preparation.

During the skin test, the TB test provider injects a small protein called PPD beneath the first layer of your skin. A positive reaction to PPD, which is generated from tuberculosis bacteria, can indicate that you have had tuberculosis. After 48 to 72 hours, the TB test provider will request that you return to the clinic so that the injection site may be thoroughly checked to confirm or rule out a positive result.

During the blood test, the TB test practitioner takes a small sample of blood from your arm with a tiny needle. Following that, your sample is sent to a lab for examination and determination of whether or not you have tuberculosis.

When you have TB symptoms, you should get a tuberculosis test. Fever, chest pain, exhaustion, night sweats, unexplained weight loss, a cough that lasts at least three weeks, and coughing up blood are all symptoms of tuberculosis.

A tuberculosis test may be ordered if you are deemed to be at high risk for tuberculosis. A weaker immune system, contact with people who have tuberculosis, or travel to a country where tuberculosis is common are all risk factors for tuberculosis. Furthermore, some employers, including healthcare facilities, correctional facilities, and people who work or volunteer at homeless shelters, require employees to receive tuberculosis tests on a regular basis.

Rob Rohatsch
Medically reviewed by Dr. Rob Rohatsch, MD

Updated on Sep 25, 22

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  1. Minnesota Department of Health. The TB (Tuberculosis) Skin Test (Mantoux)
    https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/tb/basics/factsheets/tst.html#2
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What You Need to Know About the Tuberculosis Skin Test
    https://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/pamphlets/tb_skin_test.pdf
  3. MedlinePlus. Tuberculosis Screening
    https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/tuberculosis-screening/
  4. Los Angeles County. Department of Health Services Public Health Programs - TB Control Program
    http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/tb/TBManual/TBTestQA.pdf
  5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tuberculosis (TB) Who Should be Tested
    https://www.cdc.gov/tb/topic/testing/whobetested.htm

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