Health Department

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administration office at 10777 Main Street in Fairfax is open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Clinic services are not offered at this location.

703-246-2433
TTY 711

10777 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22030

Barbara Andrino, MD,
Tuberculosis Physician

Tuberculosis Information for Health Care Professionals

Report Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI)

As of November 14, 2018, Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) is a reportable condition in the Commonwealth of Virginia (please see the 11/27/2018 Fairfax County Health Department Health Advisory). If your patient has a positive TST or IGRA (T-SPOT or QFT), please submit an online Confidential Morbidity Report (Epi-1 form).

The Difference Between Latent TB Infection and TB Disease

Learn more about TB testing and diagnosis and management of patients with LTBI.

If you have further questions, please call 703-246-2433.

Report Suspected and Confirmed Cases of Active Tuberculosis Disease

Active TB disease is a rapidly reportable condition in the Commonwealth of Virginia. If you have a patient with suspected or confirmed active TB disease, you must notify the Fairfax County Health Department by calling 703-246-2433.

The Difference Between Latent TB Infection and TB Disease

If you have further questions, please call 703-246-2433.

In addition to the above reporting requirements, health care providers can call 703-246-2433 to speak with a TB Nurse Specialist and/or TB Physician about:

  • Guidance regarding further evaluation of patients with positive TB tests (TST or IGRA).
  • Consultation regarding treatment options for patients diagnosed with latent TB infection.
  • Treatment of patients with latent TB infection, especially those who are at high-risk of developing TB disease (i.e., diabetics, immunosuppressed, persons on TNF blockers or other immunosuppressing therapies, and persons with renal failure or on dialysis).
  • Assistance with evaluation, sputum collection and chest x-rays for patients having signs and symptoms consistent with active TB disease.
  • Treatment and comprehensive management of patients with confirmed TB disease.

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