Tuberculosis Generally, no vaccination is given in Holland. Instead, a test is done.
We recommend the following travelers to do a check for tuberculosis:
-Travelers staying longer than three months at risk areas
-Travelers who regularly make short trips to risk areas
-Travelers who suspect being exposed to tuberculosis (local public transportation, or shelter with local residents or have had contact with sick people coughing)
It is possible to test tuberculosis with a mantoux test. A test should be done 10 weeks before departure and 8-10 weeks after return. The test is only required for the travelers who will stay abroad for a long time. On mondays and thursdays, you are welcome for the mantoux test.
Note: Regarding a possible vaccine against TB (BCG vaccination) you will receive further information if applicable.