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TB Facts for Health Care Workers

TB Facts for Health Care Workers  PDF

Table of Contents

Tuberculosis - Yes!  It's Still a Problem

Populations at Risk for Tuberculosis

Mode of Transmission


Prevention of Tuberculosis

Treatment of Tuberculosis


Reporting MDR TB

Infection Control

Selected Bibliography

Please refer to the electronic PDF version and/or the original paper copy for the graphics, figures, and tables.



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