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Control and Elimination

Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Persons with Infectious Tuberculosis: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDCMMWR 2005; 54 (No. RR-15, 1-37)
Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States Recommendations from the American Thoracic Society, CDC, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America MMWR 2005; 54 (No. RR-12)
Progressing Toward Tuberculosis Elimination in Low-Incidence Areas of the United States - MMWR 2002; 51 (No. RR-5)
Preventing and Controlling Tuberculosis Along the U.S.-Mexico Border Work Group Report -  MMWR 2001; 50 (No. RR-1)
Tuberculosis Elimination Revisited: Obstacles, Opportunities, and a Renewed Commitment (ACET). - MMWR 1999;  48 (No. RR-9)
Essential Components of a Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Program (ACET) -  MMWR 1995;  44 (No. RR-11)


Archived Control and Elimination

The documents listed below are historical, archived information. The information contained in these documents, while accurate at the time of release, may not be the most current available.

Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in U.S. Communities with At-Risk Minority Populations (ACET) -  MMWR 1992; 41 (No. RR-5)
Control of Tuberculosis in the U.S. - Am Rev Respir Dis 1992; 146 PDF

A Strategic Plan for the Elimination of Tuberculosis in the United States - MMWR 1989; 38 (S-3).


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