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Guidelines for Using the QuantiFERON-TB Gold Test for Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, United StatesMMWR 2005; 54 (No. RR-15, 49-55)
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5415a4.htm
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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)
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5415a1.htm
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Tuberculosis Associated with Blocking Agents Against Tumor Necrosis Factor - Alpha - California, 2002–2003 - MMWR 2004; 53 (No. 30)
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5330a4.htm
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Timing of Tuberculosis Screening and Smallpox Vaccination - Recommendations for Using Smallpox Vaccine in a Pre-Event Vaccination Program - MMWR 2003; 52 (No. RR-7)
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5207a1.htm
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Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection -  MMWR 2000; 49 (No. RR-6)
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4906a1.htm
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Archived Testing

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.

Guidelines for Using the QuantiFERONŽ-TB Test for Diagnosing Latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection - MMWR 2002; 51 (12/18/02)
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5202a2.htm
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Screening for Tuberculosis and Tuberculosis Infection in High-Risk Populations (ACET) - MMWR 1995;  44 (No. RR-11)
www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00038873.htm
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