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Core Curriculum Slides

Testing for TB Disease and Infection

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Slide 25: Testing for TB Disease and Infection.  Click for larger version.
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Testing for TB Disease and Infection

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Slide 26: Purpose of Targeted Testing.  Click for larger version.
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Purpose of Targeted Testing

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Slide 27: All testing activities should be accompanied by a plan for follow-up care. Picture depicting a skin test.  Click for larger version.
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All testing activities should be accompanied
by a plan for follow-up care

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Slide 28: Groups That Should Be Tested for LTBI.  Click for larger version.
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Groups That Should Be Tested for LTBI

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Slide 29: Groups That Should Be Tested for LTBI (cont.).  Click for larger version.
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Groups That Should Be Tested
for LTBI (cont.)

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Slide 30: Groups That Should Be Tested for LTBI (Cont.).  Click for larger version.
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Groups That Should Be Tested
for LTBI (Cont.)

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Slide 31: Administering the Tuberculin Skin Test.  Click for larger version.
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Administering the Tuberculin Skin Test

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Slide 32: Reading the Tuberculin Skin Test. Picture of skin testing reading.  Click for larger version.
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Reading the Tuberculin Skin Test 

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Slide 33: Classifying the Tuberculin Reaction.  Click for larger version.
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Classifying the Tuberculin Reaction

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Slide 34: Classifying the Tuberculin Reaction (cont.).  Click for larger version.
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Classifying the Tuberculin
Reaction (cont.)

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Slide 35: Classifying the Tuberculin Reaction (cont.).  Click for larger version.
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Classifying the Tuberculin
Reaction (cont.)

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Slide 36: Occupational Exposure to TB, Appropriate Cutoff.  Click for larger version.
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Occupational Exposure to TB,
Appropriate Cutoff Depends on

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Slide 37: Table of Factors that May Affect the Skin Test Reaction.  Click for larger version.
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Factors that May Affect the
Skin Test Reaction

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Slide 38: Anergy.  Click for larger version.
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Anergy

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Slide 39: Boosting.  Click for larger version.
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Boosting

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Slide 40: Two-Step Testing.  Click for larger version.
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Two-Step Testing 

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Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination - http://www.cdc.gov/tb

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