South korea TB Test

List of Document required

Original passport and 1 Xerox copy of passport
2 Passport size photograph
Present residential address
If there is prior history of TB, old x ray reports and treatment reports, if available should be bought along.

What to expect at the time of the medicals

The medical includes a brief physical examination along with a questionnaire on prior tuberculosis history, or current symptoms of Tb, and a B.P. check. Those with signs of Tb on X Ray may be directed to go for further investigations.

Children below the age of 11 years will require a physical examination only. If signs or symptoms of Tb are noted they may require a X Ray chest.

Candidates identified with active Tb will not be issued certificates, and will be directed to go for treatment.

Time period of the examination and reports :

The examination requires approximately 2 hrs. The reports are available the same evening or the next day. If an urgent report is required in special circumstances, you can speak to the front desk about it.

Pregnant women :

Pregnant women who wish to undergo this medical should first check with their gynaecologist about the ill effects of a X ray examination. If they do not wish to carry out the X ray they can postpone their visa medical till after the delivery. If they are ready to carry out the X Ray examination they will need to sign a consent form for the X ray. They will undergo the chest x ray with protective gear provided at the clinic (double lead shield covering of the abdomen).

Cost of the examination :

Cost is INR 1500/- per candidate. Sputum cultures if required are charged extra.