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TB Facts for Health Care Workers

TB Facts for Health Care Workers  PDF (1.2MB)

Table of Contents

Glossary of Abbreviations

Tuberculosis - Yes! It's Still a Problem

Populations at Risk for Tuberculosis

Mode of Transmission

Identification of Persons with Latent TB Infection and TB Disease

Prevention of Tuberculosis

Treatment of Tuberculosis


Multidrug-Resistant TB (MDR TB)

Infection Control Measures

Selected Bibliography



Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
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