TUBERCULOSIS: All newly enrolled or re-enrolled international students are required to be screened for tuberculosis by Lafene Health Center staff upon arrival on campus and prior to enrollment. This screening includes:
A TB blood test, unless documented results are presented for a blood test performed in the U.S. within the past 12 months.
Documentation must be presented for any prior treatment for latent or active tuberculosis and a chest X-ray will be required.
The following countries are considered 'Low Risk' for tuberculosis based on most current data from World Health Organization (WHO). This list is updated every summer prior to fall semester based on review of most currently available data from WHO (based on incidence of < 20 cases of TB per 100,000).
Saint Kitts &
|Antigua & Barbuda||Czech Republic||Jordan||Saudi Arabia|
|Bermuda||Great Britain & North Ireland||Netherlands||Tonga|
|British Virgin Islands||Greece||New Zealand||Syrian Arab Republic|
|Canada||Grenada||Norway||United States of America|
|Chile||Hungary||Oman||US Virgin Islands|
|Costa Rica||Iceland||Puerto Rico||West Bank and Gaza Strip|
Forms you will need to bring to testing:
- TB Questionnaire (English) (Chinese) (Spanish)
- Consent for Treatment
- Medical History
Click the desired language below to view the corresponding form.
Other items you need to bring:
- K-State ID card
- Immunization Records (if available)
- Insurance card (if available)
IF RESULT IS POSITIVE (+):A chest X-ray will also be required for any student with a positive or indeterminate TB blood test, unless documentation of a normal X-ray performed in the U.S. within the past six months is presented.
All newly-enrolled international students are required to complete the entire tuberculosis screening process. Failure to do so will result in dis-enrollment and subsequent notification to the office of International Student and Scholar Services that you are no longer enrolled.