What is the recommended approach to asymptomatic patients who develop a reactive PPD?

@article{Sharma2006WhatIT,
  title={What is the recommended approach to asymptomatic patients who develop a reactive PPD?},
  author={Umang Sharma and Carl N. Morris and Sarah Frances Safranek},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={163-5; discussion 163}
}
Clinical evaluation and chest x-ray are recommended for asymptomatic patients with a positive purified protein derivative (PPD) test result, to exclude the slight possibility of active tuberculosis (TB). Patients with radiographic evidence of old (healed) TB infection should also undergo sputum testing (strength of recommendation [SOR]: C, expert opinion… CONTINUE READING