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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 1

This curriculum is based on the following documents published by the American Thoracic Society, the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the CDC. We recognize that documents prepared by other professional organizations may contain minor differences in recommendations. Each reference is also listed in the appropriate chapter.

References

American Academy of Pediatrics. Tuberculosis. In: Peter G, ed. 1997 Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. 24th ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 1997:541-563.

American Thoracic Society and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Treatment of tuberculosis and tuberculosis infection in adults and children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1994;149:1359-1374.

American Thoracic Society and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Control of tuberculosis in the United States. Am Rev Respir Dis 1992;146:1623-1633.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Anergy skin testing and preventive therapy for HIV-infected persons: revised recommendations. MMWR 1997;46(No. RR-15).

American Thoracic Society and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Diagnostic standards and classification of tuberculosis in adults and children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999; 161:.

American Thoracic Society and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Targeted tuberculin testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999; 161:.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A strategic plan for the elimination of tuberculosis from the United States. MMWR 1989;38(Suppl No.S-3).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tuberculosis elimination revisited: obstacles, opportunities, and a renewed commitment. MMWR 1999;48(No. RR-9).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Screening for tuberculosis and tuberculosis infection in high-risk populations. MMWR 1995;44(No.RR-11):19-34.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prevention and treatment of tuberculosis among patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus: principles of therapy and revised recommendations. MMWR 1998;47(No.RR- 20).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Essential components of a tuberculosis prevention and control program. MMWR 1995;44(No.RR-11):1-16.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in health-care facilities, 1994. MMWR 1994;43(No.RR-13).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Management of persons exposed to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. MMWR 1992;41(No.RR-11):59-71.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National action plan to combat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. MMWR 1992;41(No.RR-11):1-48.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The role of BCG vaccine in the prevention and control of tuberculosis in the United States: A joint statement by the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. MMWR 1996;45(No.RR-4).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Approaches to improving adherence to antituberculosis therapy - South Carolina and New York, 1986-1991. MMWR 1993;42:74-75, 81.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 1998. August 1999.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1999 USPHS/IDSA guidelines for the prevention of opportunistic infections in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus. MMWR 1999;48(No.RR-10):11-14.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recommendations for prevention and control of tuberculosis among foreign-born persons. MMWR 1998; 47(No.RR-16).

 


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