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A library of resources for the prevention,
management, and elimination of TB.

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A fact sheet with information of collecting sputum for TB, including content on why sputum testing is necessary.

General Public Health Educators/Communicators Outreach Workers
2018

A fact sheet on the TB skin test, including information on latent TB infection, TB disease, and what a positive/negative skin test means. The fact sheet also has information on testing after receiving the BCG vaccine.

Health Educators/Communicators Outreach Workers
2016

A fact sheet on latent TB infection treatment, including helpful information on how to remember to take the medicine.

Health Educators/Communicators Outreach Workers
2016

A fact sheet for individuals experiencing a TB contact investigation. This material includes information on what happens in a TB contact investigation and how to protect others from active TB disease.

General Public Health Educators/Communicators Outreach Workers
2016

The goal of these materials is to teach patients about TB infection and to motivate them to start and complete treatment if diagnosed. The materials are designed to encourage provider-patient interactions for active learning through the process of testing and treatment decisions. There are four materials in this series and it is suggested to use the materials as a continuum, as they build upon each other.

Persons With LTBI
2014

This video provides a step-by-step guide for patients on how to collect sputum at home. The video is available in 18 languages (Burmese, English, French, Hmong, Karen, Karenni, Khmer, Kunama, Lao, Mandarin Chinese, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinya, Urdu, and Vietnamese).

General Public
2011

This fact sheet gives general information about what a TB contact investigation is and why it is important.

Non-U.S.-born persons
2005

This fact sheet explains to patients the reason for a sputum test and contains step-by-step directions for giving a sample of sputum.

Asian or Pacific Islander persons Non-U.S.-born persons
2004

This fact sheet provides information on how the skin test is given and read, and what the results mean.

Asian or Pacific Islander persons Non-U.S.-born persons
2004

This fact sheet contains information about the treatment of latent TB infection (LTBI) and the prevention of active TB disease.

Persons With LTBI
2004