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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  

Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 6
Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

Study Questions

Answers to these questions can be found in the text.

  1. Which groups of persons should receive high priority for treatment of LTBI?
  2. What are the recommended regimens for treatment of LTBI for HIV-positive patients?
  3. What are the recommended regimens for treatment of LTBI for HIV-negative patients?
  4. Which patients should receive baseline laboratory testing?

 


Released October 2008
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