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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  

The Status of TB Prevention and Control Measures in Large City and County Jails in the U.S.

Executive Summary

The Status of TB Prevention and Control Measures in Large City and County Jails in the U.S.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Strengthen TB Information Systems and Program Assessment

Strengthen TB Environmental Controls and Isolation Practices

Provide More Comprehensive and Timely Screening and Diagnostic Evaluations

Develop and Strengthen Contact Investigation Protocols

Increase HIV Counseling and Testing

Increase Staff Training

Strengthen Collaboration Between Health Departments and Jails

 


Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination - http://www.cdc.gov/tb

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