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

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This material lists steps to take for sputum collection.

General Public Persons with TB
2021

The fact sheet includes information on window treatment for children after exposure to TB, such as how to help a child take isoniazid, potential side effects, and when to call a child's doctor. The material also lists symptoms of TB disease in children.

Children/Adolescents General Public Parents/Families
2020

A fact sheet on active TB disease, including information on how TB is spread, TB tests, and directly observed therapy.

Health Educators/Communicators Outreach Workers
2020

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. English is on one side and Amharic is on the other.

General Public Persons With LTBI
2018

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 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

Users can make customized bilingual handouts by selecting from 41 TB related chapters and over 30 languages.

Health Educators/Communicators Health Professionals Outreach Workers
2015

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 fact sheet introduces the TB blood test, also called an Interferon Gamma Release Assay or IGRA.

General Public Persons With LTBI
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.

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 General Public
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