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

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This fact sheet discusses tests used to identify latent TB infection and disease and emphasizes the importance of taking all prescribed medicine to cure TB.
General Public Persons With LTBI
2012
This fact sheet provides an overview of Tuberculosis and multidrug-resistant TB and extensively drug resistant TB. The fact sheet covers definitions, how TB is spread, symptoms, risk factors, prevention and what to do before traveling internationally.
General Public Health Professionals
2012
This fact sheet explains who should and who should not get vaccinated against TB. It also explains how to interpret tuberculin skin test results in people who have received the vaccination and the treatment for LTBI in BCG-vaccinated persons.
Health Professionals Infection Control and Occupational Health Workers
2012
This fact sheet discusses TB transmission, infection, disease, diagnosis through a skin test, and treatment.
General Public Persons With LTBI
2012
This fact sheet provides an overview of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB). This fact sheet covers definitions, symptoms, treatment, transmission, and prevention.
Health Professionals
2012

The Communications, Education, and Behavioral Studies Branch (CEBSB) in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) at CDC developed a video podcast on the 12-dose treatment regimen for latent tuberculosis infection. The video podcast features Dr. Kenneth Castro and is available in English and Spanish...

Health Professionals
2012
En este podcast el doctor Kenneth Castro, Director de la División de Eliminación de la Tuberculosis, presenta información básica sobre la prevención, las pruebas y el tratamiento de la tuberculosis. [In this podcast, Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, discusses basic TB prevention, testing, and treatment information...
General Public Persons With LTBI
2012
This Course is intended as an introduction to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) management, and is aimed at medical practitioners involved in the detection, management and treatment of MDR-TB patients, under the guiding principles of the World Health Organization's Stop TB Strategy. The Course aims to facilitate self-study by medical practitioners of contemporary, evidence-based standards for diagnosis and clinical management of MDR-TB in a variety of geographical, economic and social settings...
Health Professionals
2012
This guide summarizes The Union's experience in developing approaches to integrated TB-HIV care for adults in resource-limited settings. It is recommended for health professionals at the implementation level and national programme staff in charge of policy and practices for collaborative TB-HIV activities.
Health Professionals Managers and Supervisors
2012
The MDR-TB Planning Toolkit is designed to help assist countries develop or strengthen a multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) component within their national TB strategy or plan. Eight tools contain worksheets to assist the user through key planning steps. The toolkit is intended for countries, technical partners, international organizations, and donors.
International Agencies Policy Makers
2012

The handout describes the main characteristics of LTBI and Active TB, as well as their differences. The material also describes what increases the risk for developing Active TB and how to prevent TB from developing.

General Public Persons With LTBI
2012
This video provides information on MDR-TB.
General Public
2012
This video provides explanations for the correct production of sputum for the diagnosis of TB.
General Public Persons With LTBI
2012
This is a consent and treatment plan agreement between persons who may have or have LTBI and their health care provider.
Non-U.S.-born persons Hispanic or Latino persons Persons With LTBI
2011
This is a form for individuals with active TB disease to sign indicating that they consent to treatment.
Non-U.S.-born persons Hispanic or Latino persons
2011