CRANSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

CRANSTON, RI 02910

 

 

Dear Prospective Employee:

 

The Rules and Regulations of the State of Rhode Island require that a Physician certify you are free of communicable tuberculosis.  This certification must be based on a skin test and physical examination.

 

If your skin test is positive, you will probably need an x-ray.

 

Please have your Physician complete the form below.

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NAME OF EMPLOYEE:

 

Mantoux (PPD) skin test performed:  (date) (results)

 

If the Mantoux skin test was positive (> 10mm) I certify the above named employee has:

 

  a history of adequate treatment for tuberculosis, specify: 

 

is currently under my care for this infection and is not communicable, or

 

  shows no indications of present disease on a chest x-ray taken in the past six

      (6) months.

 

Based on the above and my physical examination, I certify this person to be free to TB in its communicable form.

 

 

 

SIGNED: ____________________________________    DATE:_____________

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NOTE TO PHYSICIAN:  An x-ray may not be substituted for a Mantoux skin test.