I have attached an x-ray report of my 1 year old baby girl. The report was ill-defined haziness seen in the right perhilar and para-cardiac regions - pneumonitis. What does it mean? She has cough since last five days. My mom is suffering from active tuberculosis. So, x-ray was suggested and the consulting doctor is out of town for the next two days. What should be done next?
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I understand your concern.
1. Mantoux test.
2. Complete blood count.
3. Gastric aspirate for AFB (acid fast bacilli).
An antibiotic should be given for seven days.Regarding follow up:
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