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+Case Management


PUBLICATIONS

8/1/2004
REACH 2010 Surveillance for Health Status in Minority Communities–US  CDC
View Article: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5306a1.htm
Description: Minority surveillance

7/1/2012
Tuberculosis Case Management for Removable Alien Inmates/Detainees in Federal Custody  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Download File: Tuberculosis Case Management for Removable Alien Inmates/Detainees in Federal Custody

+Contact Investigation

+--> Corrections


PUBLICATIONS

7/7/2006
Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional Facilities
View Article: MMWR: Tuberculosis in Correctional Facilities
Description: MMWR: Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional Facilities Recommendations of the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis

+--> Dealing with the media


PUBLICATIONS

1/1/2005
Global Development Research Center Media Toolbox  Global Development Research Center
View Article: http://www.gdrc.org/ngo/media/index.html

+--> General contact investigation


PUBLICATIONS

12/16/2005
Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Persons with Infectious TB
View Article: MMWR: TB Contact Investigation
Description: MMWR: Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Persons with Infectious Tuberculosis

+--> Interviewing


PUBLICATIONS

12/16/2005
Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Persons with Infectious Tuberculosis
Publication: MMWR / 54(RR15);1-37
View Article: Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Persons with Infectious Tuberculosis
Description: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC

+--> Outbreak


PUBLICATIONS

8/1/2004
Tuberculosis Transmission in Multiple Correctional Facilities – Kansas
Publication: MMWR
View Article: MMWR: Corrections Outbreak
Description: Tuberculosis Transmission in Multiple Correctional Facilities – Kansas, 2002-2003

+Diagnosis

+--> Culture exam


PUBLICATIONS

8/11/1995
Laboratory Practices for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis -- United States, 1994
View Article: MMWR Lab practices, Culture Exam
Description: MMWR: Culture examination

+--> General TB diagnosis


PUBLICATIONS

11/4/2005
Controlling Tuberculosis in the US.
View Article: MMWR: TB diagnosis
Description: Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States. Recommendations from the American Thoracic Society, CDC, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America

1/1/1999
Diagnostic Standards and Classification of Tuberculosis in Adults and Child  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
View Article: Diagnosis of TB
Description: Diagnostic Standards and Classification of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children 1999

Radiographic Manifestations of Tuberculosis: A Primer for Clinicians, Second Edition
Publication: Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center publicaton number EFP-04
View Article: http://www.nationaltbcenter.edu/products/product_details.cfm?productID=EDP-04
Description: This publication presents the physical principles of plain chest radiography and more. Publication can be ordered at the web address.

+--> Isolation


PUBLICATIONS

11/4/2005
Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States  CDC
View Article: Isolation resource
Description: Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States. Recommendations from the American Thoracic Society, CDC, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Settings, 2005
Publication: MMWR, December 30, 2005, vol. 54, No. RR-17
View Article: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5417.pdf


WEB SITES

NIOSH Respiratory Protection Program
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/99-143.html#step6

OSHA - Respiratory Protection 1910.134
http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=12716

+--> Other lab procedures


PUBLICATIONS

6/1/1998
Molecular Perspective
View Article: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol4no2/rattan.htm
Description: Multi-Drug Resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis lab procedures

1/21/2005
New CDC Program for Rapid Genotyping of ...
Publication: MMWR / 54(02);47
View Article: Notice to Readers: New CDC Program for Rapid Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates
Description: Notice to Readers: New CDC Program for Rapid Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates

+----> DNA Fingerprinting, Spoligotyping


PUBLICATIONS

1/25/2005
Notice to Readers – New CDC Program for Rapid Genotyping of TB Isolates
View Article: Rapid Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates
Description: New CDC Program for Rapid Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates

+----> MTD-Mycobacterium TB Direct examination


PUBLICATIONS

4/1/2005
National Plan for Reliable Tuberculosis Laboratory Services Using a Systems  CDC
View Article: MMWR: Mycobacterium TB Direct examination
Description: National Plan for Reliable Tuberculosis Laboratory Services Using a Systems Approach

+----> NAA-Nucleic Acid Amplification


PUBLICATIONS

11/30/2008
CDC Report on the Use of NAAT for the Diagnosis of TB  CDC and the Association of Public Health Laboratories
View Article: CDC NAAT Report
Description: In response to a request from the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis (ACET), the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and CDC convened an expert panel to evaluate the evidence and propose new guidelines for the use of NAA tests for the diagnosis of TB in the United States.

Diagnosis of Tuberculosis by Nucleic Acid Amplification Methods Applied to
View Article: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis by NAA
Description: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis by Nucleic Acid Amplification Methods Applied to Clinical Specimens

7/1/2006
Notice to Readers: Up-date: Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for Tuberculos  CDC
View Article: NAA Tests for Tuberculosis
Description: Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for Tuberculosis

+----> QuantiFERON


PUBLICATIONS

12/1/2005
Guideline for Using the QuantiFERON TB-Gold Test for Detecting M. TB infect
View Article: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5415a4.htm
Description: Guideline for Using the QuantiFERON TB-Gold Test for Detecting M. TB infection

+--> Sputum smear examination


PUBLICATIONS

4/1/2006
National Plan for Reliable Tuberculosis Laboratory Services
View Article: Sputum Smear Examination induction/monitoring
Description: MMWR: National Plan for Reliable Tuberculosis Laboratory Services Using a Systems Approach

+General/Comprehensive TB


PUBLICATIONS

11/4/2005
Controlling TB in the US. Recommendations from the ATS, CDC and IDSA  CDC
View Article: Controlling TB in the US - MMWR

3/24/2007
El Futuro de la Tuberculosis  Michael Lauzardo, M.D.
Publication: PowerPoint Presentation
Download File: PDF File
Description: Puerto Rico World TB Day presentation in Spanish

3/24/2007
La Epidemia de VIH/TB  Michael Lauzardo, MD
Publication: PowerPoint Presentation
Download File: PDF File
Description: Puerto Rico World TB Day presentation in Spanish

3/24/2007
Tuberculosis Pediátrica  Ana M. Alvarez, MD
Publication: PowerPoint Presentation
Download File: PDF File
Description: Puerto Rico World TB Day presentation in Spanish


WEB SITES

Healthy Roads Media
http://www.healthyroadsmedia.org/topics/tuberculosis.htm
Description: Get help and answers in Arabic, Bosnian, English, Hmong, Khmer, russian, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese, Liberian English, and more.

National Society of Tuberculosis Clinicians  NSTC
National Society of TB Clinicians
Description: The NSTC works in partnership with the TB control officials of federal, state, local, and territorial governments, and with other entities in the public and private sectors to provide the clinician’s perspective on issues vital to the success of eliminating tuberculosis.

National Tuberculosis Controllers Association  NTCA
National TB Controllers Association
Description: The NTCA was created in 1995 to bring together the leaders of tuberculosis control programs in all states and territories, as well as many counties and city health departments that organize their own TB control activities.

National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium (NTCC)  UC San Diego School of Medicine
National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium
Description: The mission of the National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium (NTCC) is to instill knowledge, skills, & appropriate attitudes in the management & control of active & latent TB among undergraduate & graduate students. The NTCC has developed curricul

National Tuberculosis Nurse Coalition  NTNC
National TB Nurse Coalition
Description: The NTNC advises and supports the TB control officials of state, local, and territorial governments by providing, within NTCA, a coordinated nursing perspective on issues vital to the success of TB prevention and control programs.

TB Education & Training Resources  CDC
http://www.findtbresources.org/scripts/index.cfm
Description: This site is a service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE).

+Infection Control


CD/DVD/VCRS

1/1/2000
Respirators: Your TB Defense  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Respirators: Your TB Defense
Description: This DVD is an educational program about TB prevention through respirator use.

1/1/2008
Shelters and TB: What Staff Need to Know, Second Edition  Francis J. Curry National TB Center
Shelters and TB: What Staff Need to Know
Description: This video is about how to prevent the spread of TB in homeless shelters. Describes what TB is, how it is spread, what to do when staff suspects someone with TB, how to develop and implement a TB infection control policy, and how shelters and health departments can work together to create a healthy and safe environment for staff and clients. (Online and CD-ROM)


PRESENTATIONS

1/1/2007
TB in Correctional Facilities  New Jersey Medical School global TB Institute
TB in Correctional Facilities
Description: : Summarizes the CDC guidelines entitled, “Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities: Recommendations from CDC.” and uses a case example to illustrate key points.


WEB SITES

1/1/1995
A Workplace Control Plan: Putting the Pieces Together  Service Employees International Union
A Workplace Control Plan: Putting the Pieces Together
Description: Encourages workers to help eliminate TB from their workplace and provides information on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's regulations regarding respirators. Audience: Business and labor organizations, general public, health educators

Achoo! Poster  Vermont Department of Health
Achoo! Poster
Description: Poster: Encourages patients to cover their noses and mouths when coughing to help stop the spread of germs

1/1/2009
CDC's TB Guidelines & Infection Control & Prevention  CDC
CDC's TB Guidelines & Infection Control & Prevention
Description: CDC's TB Guidelines & Infection Control & Prevention

Cough Etiquette and Respiratory Hygiene  Australian Government Dept. of Health and Ageing
Cough Etiquette and Respiratory Hygiene
Description: Poster: Encourages patients to cover their noses and mouths when coughing to help stop the spread of germs. Audience: General public, health educators/communicators

1/1/2008
Cough Hygiene Poster for Patients  ICAP
Cough Hygiene Poster for Patients
Description: Encourages patients to cover their noses and mouths when coughing, to not spit indiscriminately, to wash hands and throw tissues in buckets.

Cover Your Cough  Peace Country Health/Alberta Health Services
Cover Your Cough
Description: Poster: Encourages patients to cover their noses and mouths when coughing to help stop the spread of germs.

1/1/2004
Cover Your Cough  Hawaii Tuberculosis Control Program
Cover Your Cough
Description: Urges patients to cover their noses and mouths when coughing. The message is written in five different languages (Chinese, English, Llocano, Korean, and Vietnamese).

1/1/2006
Cover Your Cough: Stop the Spread of Germs that Make You and Others Sick  CDC
Cover Your Cough: Stop the Spread of Germs that Make You and Others Sick
Description: Encourages patients to cover their noses and mouths when coughing to help stop the spread of germs. (Chinese, English, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese)

1/1/2006
Cover Your Cough: Stop the Spread of Germs that Make You and Others Sick (community)  CDC
Cover Your Cough: Stop the Spread of Germs that Make You and Others Sick (community)
Description: Designed for community and public settings like schools and child care facilities. Urges patients to cover their noses and mouths when coughing to help stop the spread of germs. (English and Spanish)

1/1/2008
Essential Actions for Effective TB Infection Control: Safety without Stigma  WHO
Essential Actions for Effective TB Infection Control: Safety without Stigma
Description: Presents 10 essential actions for TB infection control. Audience: Health professionals

1/1/2003
Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities  CDC
Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities
Description: Reviews previous guidelines and strategies for preventing environment-associated infections in health-care facilities and offers recommendations. (Not specific to TB)

1/1/2003
Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings  CDC
Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings
Description: Consolidates previous recommendations and adds new ones for infection control in dental settings. (Not specific to TB)

1/1/2005
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings Slide Set  CDC
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings Slide Set
Description: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings Slide Set

1/1/2005
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Description: Most recent TB infection control guidelines from CDC.

1/1/1999
Guidelines for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in Health Care Facilities in Resource-Limited Settings  WHO
Guidelines for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in Health Care Facilities in Resource-Limited Settings
Description: Presents information about the prevention of TB in health care facilities. Audience: Health professionals, nurses, physicians, advocates.

1/1/2006
Health Messenger: How to Break the Chain of Transmission of Tuberculosis (TB)?  Aide Médicale Internationale
Health Messenger: How to Break the Chain of Transmission of Tuberculosis (TB)?
Description: Presents information on transmission, the importance of reducing transmission, treatment options, and prevention. (English and Burmese)

Hoesten? Zo! (Coughing? Like This!)  KNCV
Hoesten? Zo!
Description: This sticker depicts a set of three cartoon panels illustrating the proper way to cough so that germs are not spread to others. (Dutch)

1/1/2004
Home Isolation for Tuberculosis: Important Information and Patient Instructions  Orange County Health Care Agency
Home Isolation for Tuberculosis: Important Information and Patient Instructions
Description: This pamphlet explains the importance and meaning of home isolation to patients with active TB. Audience: Persons with TB

1/1/2007
Hospital eTool – Tuberculosis  OSHA
Hospital eTool – Tuberculosis
Description: This eTool focuses on some of the hazards and controls found in the hospital setting, and describes standard requirements as well as recommended safe work practices for employee safety and health. Audience: Health professionals, nurses, infection control workers, physicians

1/1/1996
Houses with windows and ventilators reduce the chances of getting TB: Always stay in properly ventilated houses  Uganda Ministry of Health, STD/AIDS Control Programme
Houses with windows and ventilators reduce the chances of getting TB: Always stay in properly ventilated houses
Description: Encourages individuals to stay in well-ventilated homes in order to help prevent the spread of disease. Audience: General public

1/1/2008
ICAP TB Infection Control practices: Facility Assessment  ICAP
ICAP TB Infection Control practices: Facility Assessment
Description: Survey can be used to assess the current TB infection control practices in a facility, through observation and discussion with the sister in charge.

1/1/2006
Infection Control in Health-Care Settings  CDC
Infection Control in Health-Care Settings
Description: Gives an overview of TB infection-control measures and explains how to determine the infectiousness of TB patients.

1/1/2001
Infection Control Manual  Yale New Haven Hospital
Infection Control Manual
Description: Provides general TB information as well as infection control procedures/precautions. Audience: Health care professionals.

1/1/2001
Model Tuberculosis Infection Control Program  New Jersey Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH)
Model Tuberculosis Infection Control Program
Description: Discusses the rationale for DOT of latent TB infection, the San Francisco Tuberculosis Outreach and Prevention Program and other successful models, essential components for a successful program with high completion rates, and community collaboration. Audience: Primarily urban TB programs, health professionals, outreach workers.

1/1/2009
Natural Ventilation for Infection Control in Health-Care Settings  WHO
Natural Ventilation for Infection Control in Health-Care Settings
Description: Adequate ventilation can reduce the transmission of infection in health-care settings. Natural ventilation can be one of the effective environmental measures to reduce the risk of spread of infections in health care.

1/1/2006
Peru Modules: Control de Infecciones de Tuberculosis (en Espanol)  Partners In Health
Peru Modules: Control de Infecciones de Tuberculosis
Description: Material includes 8 self-study TB training modules and 1 study guide. Module topics include transmission, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, infection control, contact investigation, surveillance, case management, and patient adherence. Audience: Health care professionals in Peru

1/1/2006
Peru Modules: Control de Infecciones de Tuberculosis (in English)  Partners In Health
Peru Modules: Control de Infecciones de Tuberculosis (in English)
Description: Material includes 8 self-study TB training modules and 1 study guide. Module topics include transmission, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, infection control, contact investigation, surveillance, case management, and patient adherence. Audience: Health care professionals in Peru

1/1/2009
Practical Solutions for TB Infection Control: Infectiousness and Isolation  Francis J. Curry National TB Center
Practical Solutions for TB Infection Control: Infectiousness and Isolation
Description: This 60-minute Flash presentation with streaming audio and interactive questions provides information on how to determine whether your TB patient is infectious and demonstrates practical ways that you can prevent TB transmission in your clinic, in transit, and in the patient's home.

1/1/2006
Respiratory Protection in Health-Care Settings  CDC
Respiratory Protection in Health-Care Settings
Description: Details the three levels of TB infection control in health-care settings, considerations for selection of respirators, and implementing a respiratory protection program.

1/1/2008
Self-Study Module 5: Infectiousness and Infection Control  CDC
Self-Study Module 5: Infectiousness and Infection Control
Description: Provides information regarding infectiousness and TB infection control in a self-study format.

1/1/2008
Standard Operating Procedures for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in Health Care Facilities  ICAP
Standard Operating Procedures for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in Health Care Facilities
Description: Procedures described in this manual should guide health care workers in the implementation of TB infection control measures to reduce the risk of M. tuberculosis transmission in the health care setting. Procedures are based on simple administrative, environmental, and respiratory protection measures.

1/1/2009
TB IC modules  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
TB IC modules
Description: TB Infection Control modules

1/1/2006
TB Infection Control in the Era of Expanding HIV Care and Treatment  WHO
TB Infection Control in the Era of Expanding HIV Care and Treatment
Description: Addendum to WHO Guidelines for the Prevention of Tuberculosis in Health Care Facilities in Resource-Limited Settings, 1999 Audience: Policy makers, health care workers, and administrators.

1/1/2003
TB Infection Control Plan Template For Jails  Francis J. Curry National TB Center
Infection Control Plan Template For Jails
Description: Assists jail facilities to develop and implement a comprehensive infection control plan. Contains 20 policies and procedures, along with supporting resources, references and definitions, which can be modified for local use. Topics addressed include risk assessment; staff training and respiratory protection; staff screening and treatment; inmate isolation, treatment, and discharge planning; contact investigation; and data management and evaluation.

1/1/1999
TB Respiratory Protection Program in Health Care Facilities: Administrator's Guide  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
TB Respiratory Protection Program in Health Care Facilities: Administrator's Guide
Description: Presents information about implementing, maintaining, and evaluating respirator protection programs in health care facilities.

1/1/2005
TB Transmission and Infection Control for TB Program Staff  New Jersey Medical School Global TB Institute
TB Transmission and Infection Control for TB Program Staff
Description: Reviews the scientific basis for policies and practices to prevent TB transmission, discusses some of the challenges surrounding TB transmission, and presents preliminary data on a novel method of assessing infectiousness in TB. Audience: TB program staff

1/1/2007
TB Update: TB Infection Control in Healthcare Settings  New Jersey Medical School Global TB Institute
TB Update: TB Infection Control in Healthcare Settings
Description: Summarizes the CDC recommendations entitled, “Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings and uses a case example to illustrate key points. Audience: Health professionals, infection control workers

1/1/2004
Tuberculosis - air travel for patients with TB - guidelines for GPs  Victoria Public Health Division
Tuberculosis - air travel for patients with TB - guidelines for GPs
Description: Provides guidelines for general physicians (GPs) about their patients with TB who intend to travel overseas. Issues of concern are the risk of transmission of TB to other passengers, as well as continuity of anti-TB treatment for the patient. Audience: Health professionals, physicians

1/1/2006
Tuberculosis and Air Travel  WHO
Tuberculosis and Air Travel
Description: Revised guidelines addressing concerns about transmission of TB during air travel. Audience: Business and labor organizations, government agencies, health professionals

1/1/1997
Tuberculosis Control and Prevention in a Changing Managed Care Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Local Health Departments, Managed Care Organizations, and Others  National Association of County and City Health Officials
Tuberculosis Control and Prevention in a Changing Managed Care Environment
Description: Presents case studies from Nashville, TN, St. Louis, MO, and Palm Beach County, FL, concerning the prevention and control of tuberculosis (TB) in managed care settings.

1/1/2000
Tuberculosis Control in Prisons: A Manual for Programme Managers  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Tuberculosis Control in Prisons: A Manual for Programme Managers
Description: Covers structural, administrative, and medical issues. It is designed primarily for use in settings where there is a high incidence of TB and limited resources. Audience: Health professionals, correctional personnel

1/1/1997
Tuberculosis Control in Refugee Situations: An Inter-Agency Field Manual  WHO
Tuberculosis Control in Refugee Situations: An Inter-Agency Field Manual
Description: Discusses TB and TB control among refugees. Audience: Community leaders, government agencies, health professionals, international agencies

1/1/2004
Tuberculosis Exposure in the Health Care Setting: Prevention of Occupational Transmissions  International Council of Nurses
Tuberculosis Exposure in the Health Care Setting: Prevention of Occupational Transmissions
Description: Presents the burden and impact of TB in health care settings. It provides information about occupational exposure to TB and the intervention strategies for eliminating occupational transmission of TB.

1/1/2007
Tuberculosis Infection Control: A Practical Manual for Preventing TB  Francis J. Curry National TB Center
Tuberculosis Infection Control: A Practical Manual for Preventing TB
Description: Provides information on how to implement effective infection control practices in clinics, airborne infection isolation rooms, emergency departments, during sputum induction, and in homeless shelters. Can be downloaded from CNTC's website or ordered as a printed book or CD-ROM.

Wear a Mask to Prevent the Spread of Infection  Peace Country Health/Alberta Health Services
Wear a Mask to Prevent the Spread of Infection
Description: Poster: Tells patients how to properly wear a face mask. Audience: Individuals with TB/suspected to have TB

1/1/2009
WHO policy on TB infection control in health-care facilities, congregate settings and households  WHO
WHO policy on TB infection control in health-care facilities, congregate settings and households
Description: WHO policy on TB infection control in health-care facilities, congregate settings and households

+--> Administrative controls


PUBLICATIONS

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
View Article: MMWR: Admin controls
Description: MMWR: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Health-care Settings, 2005

+--> Engineering controls


CD/DVD/VCRS

1/1/1999
How You Can Assess Engineering Controls for TB in Your Healthcare Facility – Video  Francis J. Curry National TB Center
How You Can Assess Engineering Controls for TB in Your Healthcare Facility – Video
Description: Explains how to assess TB engineering controls and examines the technical procedures used to prevent nosocomial transmission of TB.

+--> General infection control


PUBLICATIONS

12/30/2005
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005  CDC
Publication: MMWR
Download File: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005
Description: Updated guidelines for infection control in health-care settings.

+--> Occupational exposure/health care worker


PUBLICATIONS

12/30/2005
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005  CDC
Publication: MMWR
Download File: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005
Description: Updated guidelines for infection control in health-care settings.

9/1/1999
TB Respiratory Protection Program in Healthcare Facilities – Administrator’  NIOSH
View Article: NIOSH Respiratory Protection
Description: NIOSH Guide: TB Respiratory Protection Program in Healthcare Facilities – Administrator’s Guide

+--> Respiratory protection


CD/DVD/VCRS

1/1/2000
Respirators: Your TB Defense  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Respirators: Your TB Defense
Description: This DVD is an educational program about TB prevention through respirator use.


PUBLICATIONS

12/30/2005
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005  CDC
Publication: MMWR
Download File: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005
Description: Updated guidelines for infection control in health-care settings.

9/1/1999
TB Respiratory Protection Program in Healthcare Facilities – Administrator’  NIOSH
View Article: NIOSH: Respiratory protection
Description: NIOSH Guide: TB Respiratory Protection Program in Healthcare Facilities – Administrator’s Guide


WEB SITES

1/1/1999
TB Respiratory Protection Program in Health Care Facilities: Administrator's Guide  National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
TB Respiratory Protection Program in Health Care Facilities: Administrator's Guide
Description: Presents information about implementing, maintaining, and evaluating respirator protection programs in health care facilities.

+Program Management


WEB SITES

International Management Development Programme (IMDP)  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
http://www.union-imdp.org/
Description: Health management training courses, The Health Manager (monthly/bi-monthly publication) and other health management resources

+--> Evaluation


PUBLICATIONS

Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health  CDC
View Article: MMWR: Program Evaluation in Public Health
Description: Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health

Practical Evaluation of Public Health Programs  CDC, PHTN, U Texas
View Article: Practical Evaluation of Public Health Programs
Description: Course workbook: Practical Evaluation of Public Health Programs

+--> Legal


PUBLICATIONS

See specific state guidelines for legal issues

+--> Needs Assessment


PUBLICATIONS

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
View Article: MMWR: Preventing Transmission in Healthcare settings
Description: Needs assessment and partnership building included

+--> Surveillance


PUBLICATIONS

9/13/2006
2005 TB Surveillance Slides  CDC DTBE
View Article: 2005 TB Surveillance Slides
Description: This slide series was developed by CDC as an accompaniment to the document Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2005. Slide set narative also available.

Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2005  CDC
Publication: CDC DTBE Report
Download File: Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2005
Description: 2005 surveillance data for tuberculosis in U.S.

10/1/2007
Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2007  CDC Division of TB Elimination Surveillance Team
View Article: Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2007
Description: Final 2007 surveillance report from the CDC.

+--> TB guidelines, policies and protocols


PUBLICATIONS

11/4/2005
Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States.
Publication: MMWR
View Article: MMWR: TB Control Guidelines
Description: Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States. Recommendations from the American Thoracic Society, CDC, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America

7/14/2006
Disaster Preparedness for TB Control  Charles DeGraw
Publication: Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals Guideline
Download File: Sample Disaster Preparedness Guideline for TB Control
Description: The LA Dept of Health shares their disaster preparedness guideline for use with TB patients currently on therapy.

5/3/2002
Progressing Toward Tuberculosis Elimination in Low-Incidence Areas...
Publication: MMWR / 51(RR05);1-16
View Article: Progressing Toward Tuberculosis Elimination in Low-Incidence Areas of the United States, Recommendations of the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis
Description: Progressing Toward Tuberculosis Elimination in Low-Incidence Areas of the United States, Recommendations of the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis

+--> Training and education resources


PUBLICATIONS

TB Education and Training Resource Guide – Special Settings  National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
Publication: Resource guide
View Article: TB Education and Training Resource Guide – Special Settings
Description: TB Education and Training Resource Guide in Special Settings


WEB SITES

TB Education and Training Network (TB ETN)
TB ETN website
Description: TB ETN brings TB professionals together to network, share resources, and build education and training skills.

+Special Populations/Settings


PUBLICATIONS

Cultural Competence Education for Medical Students  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
View Article: Cultural Competence Education for Medical Students

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care
View Article: National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care

Promoting Cultural Diversity and Cultural Competency: Self-Assessment Checklist
View Article: Promoting Cultural Diversity and Cultural Competency: Self-Assessment Checklist

Racial Disparity in Tuberculosis (TB) in the Southeast United States
Download File: Racial Disparity in Tuberculosis (TB) in the Southeast United States

Stop TB in the African American Community
Download File: Stop TB in the African American Community

TB ETN Cultural Competency Sub-Committee Resource List
View Article: TB ETN Cultural Competency Sub-Committee Resource List


WEB SITES

Better Diabetes Care: Improving Cultural Competency: Resources
Better Diabetes Care: Improving Cultural Competency: Resources

CDC National Prevention Information Network (CDC NPIN): The Stop TB in the African-American Community listserv  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
CDC National Prevention Information Network (CDC NPIN): The Stop TB in the African-American Community listserv

CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

CDC's National Prevention Information Network
CDC's National Prevention Information Network

CDC's TB Challenge: Partnering to Eliminate TB in African Americans  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
CDC's TB Challenge: Partnering to Eliminate TB in African Americans

CDC, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination website  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
CDC, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination website

Cultural competence
Cultural competence

Cultural Competence-Marginal or Mainstream Movement?
Cultural Competence-Marginal or Mainstream Movement?

cultural competency
cultural competency

Cultural Healthcare Program  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Cultural Healthcare Program

Diversity Rx: Cultural Competence Practice and Training: Overview
Diversity Rx: Cultural Competence Practice and Training: Overview

EthnoMed
EthnoMed

Find TB Resources
Find TB Resources

FIND TB RESOURCES - TB Education and Training Resources Website
FIND TB RESOURCES - TB Education and Training Resources Website

Florida Department of Health, TB Bureau
Florida Department of Health, TB Bureau

Hear, Act, Learn and Treat Tuberculosis (HALT) program
Hear, Act, Learn and Treat Tuberculosis (HALT) program

HRSA: Cultural Competence Resources for Health Care Providers
HRSA: Cultural Competence Resources for Health Care Providers

Kaiser Family Foundation: Compendium of Cultural Competence Initiatives in Health Care
Kaiser Family Foundation: Compendium of Cultural Competence Initiatives in Health Care

Migrant Clinicians Network: Cultural Competency in Practice
Migrant Clinicians Network: Cultural Competency in Practice

MN Department of Health
MN Department of Health

National Center for Cultural Competence
National Center for Cultural Competence

Office of Minority Health: Cultural Competency
Office of Minority Health: Cultural Competency

Providers' Guide to Quality and Culture
Providers' Guide to Quality and Culture
Description: Providers' Guide to Quality and Culture

Quality and Culture Quiz
Quality and Culture Quiz

Racial Disparities in Tuberculosis -Selected Southeastern States, 1991-2002
Racial Disparities in Tuberculosis -Selected Southeastern States, 1991-2002

Stop TB in the African-American Community  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Stop TB in the African-American Community

TB & Cultural Competency Newsletter
TB & Cultural Competency Newsletter

TB case rate among non-Hispanic Blacks  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
TB case rate among non-Hispanic Blacks

TB Education and Training Network  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
TB Education and Training Network

TB Education and Training Network, Cultural Competency Subcommittee
TB Education and Training Network, Cultural Competency Subcommittee

TB Elimination: Now is the Time  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
TB Elimination: Now is the Time

The Provider's Guide to Quality & Culture
The Provider's Guide to Quality & Culture

Three-Part Strategy to Put TB on the Run
Three-Part Strategy to Put TB on the Run

Transcultural Nursing Society
Transcultural Nursing Society

Tuberculosis in Blacks  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Tuberculosis in Blacks

University of Washington Medical Center: Culture Clues  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
University of Washington Medical Center: Culture Clues

Virginia Department of Health
Virginia Department of Health

+--> At-risk racial and ethnic minorities


PUBLICATIONS

Racial disparities in Tuberculosis Selected Southeastern United States
View Article: TB Racial Disparities in SE states
Description: MMWR: TB Racial Disparities in Selected Southeastern United States – 1991-2002

+--> Children


PUBLICATIONS

10/1/1995
Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Children: Increased Need for Better Methods
Publication: Emerging Infectious Diseases
View Article: Diagnosis of TB in Children
Description: Dispatch: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Children: Increased Need for Better Methods

Pulmonary TB /Children and Adolescents
View Article: Pulmonary TB /Children and Adolescents
Description: Web course curriculum Pulmonary TB /Children and Adolescents

Treatment of Tuberculosis
View Article: Treatment guidelines for TB including children
Description: MMWR: Treatment guidelines for TB including children

+--> Corrections


PUBLICATIONS

Assessment of Tuberculosis Screening and Management Practices of Large Jail Systems  Public Health Reports
View Article: Assessment of Tuberculosis Screening and Management Practices of Large Jail Systems

10/1/2005
Criminal (In) Justice in the City and its Associated Health Consequences  Cynthia Golembeski, BA, BS and Robert Fullilove, EdD
Publication: American Journal of Public Health
View Article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1449423/
Description: The American system of prisons and prisoners described by its critics as the prison–industrial complex— has grown rapidly since 1970. Increasingly punitive sentencing guidelines and the privatization of prison-related industries and services account for much of this growth. Those who enter and leave this system are increasingly Black or Latino, poorly educated, lacking vocational skills, struggling with drugs and alcohol, and disabled. Few correctional facilities mitigate the educational and

Health Status of Soon-to-be-Released Inmates  National Commission on Correctional Health Care
View Article: http://www.ncchc.org/pubs/pubs_stbr.html
Description: A Report to Congress. Volumes 1 and 2 are available for download.

Mini-Fellowship application  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Download File: Mini-Fellowship application

7/7/2006
Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities: Recommendations from the CDC  CDC
Publication: MMWR
Download File: MMWR: TB in Correctional Facilities
Description: Stresses the importance of TB program oversight for TB cases in correctional facilities including program evaluation, case management, contact investigation, discharge planning for continuity of care and education for all involved.

TB Contact Investigations in Congregate Settings
View Article: TB Contact Investigations in Congregate Settings

The Status of TB Control Measures in large city and county jails in the US  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
View Article: Correctional TB Control Measures
Description: Executive summary focusing on environmental controls and prevention of TB in large city and county jails in the US.


WEB SITES

Alabama Department of Corrections
Alabama Department of Corrections

American Corrections Association
American Corrections Association

Arkansas Department of Corrections
Arkansas Department of Corrections

CDC/Division of TB Elimination
CDC/Division of TB Elimination

CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health
CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

CDC/National Prevention Information Network
CDC/National Prevention Information Network

Corrections Connections Health Care Network  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Corrections Connections Health Care Network

Corrections Related MMWRs
Corrections Related MMWRs

Federal Bureau of Prisons
Federal Bureau of Prisons

Florida Department of Corrections
Florida Department of Corrections

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice

Florida Model Jail Standards
Florida Model Jail Standards

Florida Sheriffs Association
Florida Sheriffs Association

Georgia Department of Corrections
Georgia Department of Corrections

Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

Georgia Sheriffs Association
Georgia Sheriffs Association

Highlights from State and Local Programs. An Outbreak Response in a Rural, Southwest Missouri County Jail
Highlights from State and Local Programs. An Outbreak Response in a Rural, Southwest Missouri County Jail

Kentucky Department of Corrections
Kentucky Department of Corrections

Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections
Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections

Mississippi Department of Corrections
Mississippi Department of Corrections

National Commission on Correctional Healthcare
National Commission on Correctional Healthcare

National Institute of Corrections
National Institute of Corrections

National Institute of Justice
National Institute of Justice

North Carolina Department of Corrections
North Carolina Department of Corrections

Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities: Recommendations from CDC
Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities: Recommendations from CDC

Puerto Rico Department of Justice
Puerto Rico Department of Justice

South Carolina Department of Corrections
South Carolina Department of Corrections

TB Infection Control Plan Template For Jails
TB Infection Control Plan Template For Jails

Tennessee Department of Corrections
Tennessee Department of Corrections

US Department of Justice
US Department of Justice

Virgin Islands Department of Justice
Virgin Islands Department of Justice

Virginia Department of Corrections
Virginia Department of Corrections

+--> Foreign born


PUBLICATIONS

Tuberculosis in the United States, National Tuberculosis Surveillance System, Highlights from 2005  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
View Article: Tuberculosis in the United States, National Tuberculosis Surveillance System, Highlights from 2005


WEB SITES

CURE-TB
CURE-TB

Florida Department of Health - Bureau of TB and Refugee Health
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/disease_ctrl/tb/educational-materials/edmat.html
Description: Here you can print and order form and obtain printed materials on tuberculosis available from the Department of Health in Florida.

Immigrants and Tuberculosis
Immigrants and Tuberculosis

Lung Disease Data at a Glance: Tuberculosis
Lung Disease Data at a Glance: Tuberculosis

Patient Education Resources in Several Languages  Ethnomed.org
http://ethnomed.org/ethnomed/patient_ed/index.html#tuberculosis
Description: You'll find healthcare information here in several different languages which can be downloaded.

Preventing Active Tuberculosis in Immigrants: Treating latent infections could reduce the high TB rate in the non-U.S. born
Preventing Active Tuberculosis in Immigrants: Treating latent infections could reduce the high TB rate in the non-U.S. born

Preventing and Controlling Tuberculosis Along the U.S.-Mexico Border Work Group Report
Preventing and Controlling Tuberculosis Along the U.S.-Mexico Border Work Group Report

Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Persons Report of the Working Group on Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Persons
Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Persons Report of the Working Group on Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Persons

Rethinking the Socioeconomics and Geography of Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Residents in New Jersey, 1994-1999
Rethinking the Socioeconomics and Geography of Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Residents in New Jersey, 1994-1999

9/21/2004
TB Informaton for Non-English Speakers  Wisconsin Department of Health
TB Informaton for Non-English Speakers
Description: TB Informaton for Non-English Speakers

TB rate in foreign-born persons
TB rate in foreign-born persons

TBNet
TBNet

Ten Against TB
Ten Against TB

Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Persons in the United States, 1993-1998
Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Persons in the United States, 1993-1998

Tuberculosis Among Foreign-born Persons in the United States: Achieving Tuberculosis Elimination
Tuberculosis Among Foreign-born Persons in the United States: Achieving Tuberculosis Elimination

Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Residents of Southern Florida, 1995
Tuberculosis Among Foreign-Born Residents of Southern Florida, 1995

U.S. Immigration and Customs
U.S. Immigration and Customs

+----> Hmong


PUBLICATIONS

8/5/2005
Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Hmong Refugees Resettling from Thailand
Publication: MMWR
View Article: MDR TB in Hmong Refugees
Description: Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Hmong Refugees Resettling from Thailand into the United States, 2004--2005

TB Q&A for Hmong Community Leaders, etc  CDC
Publication: March 2005
View Article: TB Q&A - Hmong
Description: Tuberculosis Q&A for Hmong Community Leaders and Service Providers


WEB SITES

Hmong Health Website
Hmong Health Website
Description: Total Health resource for Hmong

+--> Homeless


PUBLICATIONS

12/12/2003
TB Outbreak Among Homeless Persons - King County, WA, 2002-2003
Publication: MMWR 52(49);1209-1210
View Article: Homeless TB Outbreak
Description: Public Health Dispatch: Tuberculosis Outbreak Among Homeless Persons - King County, Washington, 2002--2003

2/18/2005
TB Transmission in a Homeless Shelter – New York 2000-2003  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Publication: MMWR, 54(06);149-152
View Article: TB Transmission in a Homeless Shelter
Description: TB Transmission in a Homeless Shelter – New York 2000-2003

+--> Immigration


PUBLICATIONS

5/16/2003
Post-Detention Completion of TB & Immigration
Publication: MMWR, 52(19);438-441
View Article: Post-Detention Completion of TB & Immigration
Description: Post-Detention Completion of Tuberculosis Treatment for Persons Deported or Released from the Custody of the Immigration and Naturalization Service --- United States, 2003


WEB SITES

Ending Neglect: The Elimination of TB in the US
Ending Neglect: The Elimination of TB in the US
Description: Federal Tuberculosis Task Force Plan in Response to the Institute of Medicine Report, Ending Neglect: The Elimination of Tuberculosis in the United States

+--> Long-term care facilities


PUBLICATIONS

7/13/1990
Prevention & Control of TB in Facilities
Publication: MMWR 39(RR-10);7-20
View Article: TB & Long-Term Eldercare
Description: Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Facilities Providing Long-Term Care to the Elderly Recommendations of the Advisory Committee for Elimination of Tuberculosis

9/21/2000
Tuberculosis in long-term-care facilities.  Rajagopalan S, Yoshikawa TT
Publication: Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. (9):611-5.
View Article: TB in Long-Term-Care Facilities.
Description: Tuberculosis in long-term-care facilities.

+--> Managed care


WEB SITES

TB Education and Training Resource Guide  National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
TB Education and Training Resource Guide
Description: TB Education and Training Resource Guide

+--> Migrants


WEB SITES

Migrant Clinicians Network
Publication: Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN)
TB and Migrants
Description: Migrant Clinicians Network

+--> Shelters


WEB SITES

TB in Homeless Shelteres  Curry National Tuberculosis Center
Publication: WPT-07 Download or Order
TB in Homeless Shelters
Description: TB in Homeless Shelters: Reducing the Risk through Ventilation, Filters and UV

+--> Workplace


WEB SITES

TB Education and Training Resource Guide - Workplace Settings  National Prevention Information Network
TB Education and Training Resource Guide - Workplace Settings
Description: TB Education and Training Resource Guide - Workplace Settings

+Treatment


PUBLICATIONS

11/4/2005
Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States
Publication: MMWR 54(RR12);1-81
View Article: Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States
Description: Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States

6/20/2003
Treatment of Tuberculosis
Publication: MMWR 52(RR-11)
View Article: Treatment of Tuberculosis
Description: Treatment of Tuberculosis

+--> Adverse reactions


PUBLICATIONS

8/8/2003
Rifampin and Pyrazinamide for Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Publication: MMWR 52(31);735-739
View Article: Rifampin and Pyrazinamide for Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Description: Update: Adverse Event Data and Revised American Thoracic Society/CDC Recommendations Against the Use of Rifampin and Pyrazinamide for Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection---United States, 2003

+--> DOT (Directly Observed Therapy)

+----> DOPT


WEB SITES

Patient Adherence to TB Treatment  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Patient Adherence to TB Treatment
Description: Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis - Module 9: Patient Adherence to Tuberculosis Treatment Reading Material Using DOT to Improve Adherence Directly Observed Therapy (DOT)

+--> HIV/AIDS co-infection


PUBLICATIONS

10/30/1998
Prevention & Treatment of TB Among HIV+ Patients
Publication: MMWR 47(RR-20)1-51
View Article: TB & the HIV+ Patient
Description: Prevention and Treatment of Tuberculosis Among Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Principles of Therapy and Revised Recommendatons

+--> Latent TB Infection


PUBLICATIONS

12/16/2005
Guidelines for Using the QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Test for Detecting ...  G Mazurek, MD, J Jereb, MD, P LoBue, MD, M Lademar
Publication: 54(RR15);49-55
View Article: Guidelines for Using the QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Test for Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, United States
Description: Guidelines for Using the QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Test for Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, United States


WEB SITES

Targeted Tuberculin Testing & Treatment of Latent TB Infection  CDC
Publication: 2005
Guide for Primary Health Care Providers: Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Description: Guide for Primary Health Care Providers: Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection 2005

+----> HIV +


PUBLICATIONS

6/20/2003
Treatment of Tuberculosis
Publication: MMMWR
View Article: Treatment of Tuberculosis
Description: Treatment of Tuberculosis

+--> MDR


PRESENTATIONS

12/1/2007
Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis: An Online Presentation  Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center
http://www.nationaltbcenter.edu/mdr_tb/
Description: This slide presentation with streaming audio provides information to strengthen the understanding of the current epidemiology and treatment principles of MDR and XDR-TB. This course also includes extensive resources for training and expert consultation, and printable PowerPoint slides.


PUBLICATIONS

Double infection with a Resistant and a Multidrug-Resistant Strain ...  S Niemann, E Richter, S Rüsch-Gerdes,* M Schlaak,
Publication: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sep - Oct 2000, Vol. 6, No. 5
View Article: Double infection with a Resistant and a Multidrug-Resistant Strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Description: Double infection with a Resistant and a Multidrug-Resistant Strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Molecular Perspectives  Ashok Rattan, Awdhesh Kalia, and Nishat Ahmad
Publication: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Apr - Jun 19998, Vol 4 No 2
View Article: Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Molecular Perspectives
Description: Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Molecular Perspectives

Primary Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis -- Ivanovo Oblast, Russia, 1999
Publication: August, 1999 / 48(30);661-663
View Article: Primary Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis -- Ivanovo Oblast, Russia, 1999
Description: Primary Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis -- Ivanovo Oblast, Russia, 1999

Treatmnent of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Publication: TB Elimination - Document #250112
View Article: Treatmnent of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Description: Treatmnent of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

+--> NTM


WEB SITES

Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria
Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria
Description: Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)  National Jewish Medical and Research Center
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)
Description: Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)

+--> Paradoxical reaction


PUBLICATIONS

7/1/1998
Paradoxical Worsening of Tuberculosis Following Antiretroviral Therapy ...  M.Narita, D.Ashkin, E.Hollender, and A.Pitchenik
Publication: Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med., Volume 158, Number 1, July 1998, 157-161
View Article: Paradoxical Worsening of Tuberculosis Following Antiretroviral Therapy in Patients with AIDS
Description: Paradoxical Worsening of Tuberculosis Following Antiretroviral Therapy in Patients with AIDS

+--> Patient adherence


WEB SITES

TB Facts for Health Care Workers
TB Facts for Health Care Workers
Description: TB Facts for Health Care Workers

+--> Pediatrics


WEB SITES

Pediatric Tuberculosis Fact Sheet  American Lung Association
Pediatric Tuberculosis Fact Sheet
Description: Pediatric Tuberculosis Fact Sheet, March 2005

+--> Pregnancy


WEB SITES

Tuberculosis and Pregnancy  CDC - Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Tuberculosis and Pregnancy
Description: Tuberculosis and Pregnancy Last Updated: June 2005

+--> Side effects


PUBLICATIONS

6/20/2003
Treatment of Tuberculosis  American Thoracic Society, CDC, and Infectious Dis
Publication: MMWR / 52(RR11);1-77
View Article: Treatment of Tuberculosis
Description: Treatment of Tuberculosis

+Tuberculin Skin Testing (Screening)


PUBLICATIONS

12/30/2005
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium...
Publication: MMWR / 54 (RR-17)
View Article: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Facilities
Description: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Facilities

+--> 2-step


PUBLICATIONS

12/30/2005
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium ...  CDC
Publication: MMWR / 54 (RR-17)
View Article: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Facilities
Description: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Facilities


WEB SITES

6/9/2000
Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Description: Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

+--> Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) and Other Vaccines


PUBLICATIONS

BCG vaccine effectiveness in preventing tuberculosis and its ...  M.Arbeláeza, K.Nelsonb and A.Muñozb
Publication: International Journal of Epidemiology 2000;29:1085-1091
View Article: BCG vaccine effectiveness in preventing tuberculosis and its interaction with human immunodeficiency virus infection
Description: BCG vaccine effectiveness in preventing tuberculosis and its interaction with human immunodeficiency virus infection


WEB SITES

1/1/2005
BCG Vaccine  CDC
BDG Vaccine
Description: BCG Vaccine Fact Sheet

+--> Process


WEB SITES

Mantoux Tuberculosis Skin Test  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Mantoux Tuberculosis Skin Test
Description: Mantoux Tuberculosis Skin Test Facilitator Guide

+--> Targeted testing


PUBLICATIONS

12/30/2005
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in
Publication: MMWR / 54 (RR-17)
View Article: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Settings
Description: Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Settings

6/9/2000
Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Publication: MMWR 49(RR06);1-54
View Article: Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
Description: Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection, ecommendations and Reports

+--> Tools

+----> Skin Test Practice Arms


WEB SITES

TB Education and Training Resource Guide—DIAGNOSIS  National Prevention information Network
TB Education and Training Resource Guide—DIAGNOSIS
Description: TB Education and Training Resource Guide—DIAGNOSIS

+----> Skin Test Rulers


WEB SITES

Order Form - TB Educational and Training Materials  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
Order Form - TB Educational and Training Materials
Description: Order Form - TB Educational and Training Materials

TB Education and Training Resource Guide—DIAGNOSIS  Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center
TB Education and Training Resource Guide—DIAGNOSIS
Description: TB Education and Training Resource Guide—DIAGNOSIS


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