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Guide to the Application of Genotyping to Tuberculosis Prevention and Control

Guide to the Application of Genotyping to Tuberculosis Prevention and Control

Handbook for TB Controllers, Epidemiologists, Laboratorians, and Other Program Staff

Prepared by the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association Centers for Disease Control
Prevention Advisory Group on Tuberculosis Genotyping

June 2004

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

  1. Introduction to Tuberculosis Genotyping
  2. Tuberculosis Genotyping Case Studies
  3. CDC Tuberculosis Genotyping Laboratory Procedures
  4. Combining Genotyping and Epidemiologic Data to Improve Our Understanding of Tuberculosis Transmission
  5. Developing a Tuberculosis Genotyping Program
  6. Applying Genotyping Results to Tuberculosis Control Practices
  7. Appendices

An electronic copy of this guide, the Isolate Submission Form, and other genotyping documents can be downloaded from the CDC Tuberculosis Genotyping Programís WebBoard at http://web-tb.forum.cdc.gov

Copies of the guide can be ordered by sending an e-mail to Alan Schley at ASchley@cdc.gov.


Suggested citation: National TB Controllers Association / CDC Advisory Group on Tuberculosis Genotyping. Guide to the Application of Genotyping to Tuberculosis Prevention and Control. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC; June 2004.

 


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