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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000
What the Clinician Should Know

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Transmission and Pathogenesis

Chapter 3: Epidemiology of TB in the United States

Chapter 4: Testing for TB Disease and Infection

Chapter 5: Diagnosis of TB

Chapter 6: Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)

Chapter 7: Treatment of TB Disease

Chapter 8: Infection Control in Health Care Settings

Chapter 9: BCG Vaccination

Chapter 10: Community TB Control


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