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Fact Sheets

General Information
TB - General Information (2008) (PDF)
BCG Vaccine (2006) (PDF)
The Difference Between Latent TB Infection and active TB Disease (2008) (PDF)

Tuberculosis Facts Series

DTBE Strategic Planning (PDF)
Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) (2008) (PDF) (En Espaņol)
Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR TB) (2007) (PDF) (En Espaņol)
CDC’s Role in Preventing Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR TB) (2007) (PDF) (En Espaņol)
Testing and Diagnosis
Recommendations for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Screening in Tuberculosis (TB) Clinics (2007) (PDF)
QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Test (2007) (PDF)
Tuberculin Skin Testing (2006) (PDF)
Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Disease (2008) (PDF)
Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Interpreting Tuberculin Skin Test Results (2005) (PDF)
Treatment of Latent TB Infection (2007) (PDF)
Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Maximizing Adherence (2005) (PDF)
Treatment Options for Latent Tuberculosis Infection (2005) (PDF)
Treatment of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (2007) (PDF)
Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis Disease in Persons Not Infected with HIV (2003) (PDF)
Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis Disease in HIV-Infected Persons (2003) (PDF)
Data and Statistics
A Global Perspective on TB (2007) (PDF)
Trends in Tuberculosis, 2007– United States (2008) (PDF)
The Revised Report of Verified Case of Tuberculosis (2008) (PDF)
The National Tuberculosis Indicators Project (NTIP) (2008) (PDF)
National Tuberculosis Indicators Project (NTIP): Frequently Asked Questions (2008) (PDF)
TB Genotyping Information Management System (TB-GIMS) (2008) (PDF)
TB Genotyping (2008) (PDF)
Infection Control
Respiratory Protection in Health-Care Settings (2006) (PDF)
Infection Control in Health-Care Settings (2006) (PDF)
Special Populations
The Stop TB in the African-American Community Flyer (PDF)
Tuberculosis Information for Employers in Non-Healthcare Settings (2007) (PDF)
Tuberculosis in Blacks (2008) (PDF)
Tuberculosis in Minorities (2008) (PDF)
Tuberculosis Information for International Travelers (2008) (PDF) (En Espaņol)
Tuberculosis and Pregnancy (2008) (PDF)
State TB Control Offices  (PDF)
Education and Training Materials Order Form (PDF)


Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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