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

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This book describes exposure, infection, disease, and death from TB using epidemiological data. It reviews statistics, including the number of TB cases, the duration of infection in these cases, and the number of case contact interactions per unit of time.
Health Professionals Hispanic or Latino persons International Agencies
1999
This book is for health care workers considering embarking on TB control in prisons and covers structural, administrative, and medical issues. It is designed primarily for use in settings where there is a high incidence of TB and limited resources.
Health Professionals Hispanic or Latino persons Correctional Facility Staff
2000

This pamphlet explains TB and TB skin testing.

Non-U.S.-born persons Hispanic or Latino persons
2000

This pamphlet discusses the use of the drug isoniazid (INH) to treat latent TB infection. It provides information on the length of treatment and side effects.

Non-U.S.-born persons Hispanic or Latino persons
2001
This pamphlet is for friends and family members of individuals with TB. It discusses transmission, symptoms of active TB, TB testing, and what individuals should do if they test positive.
General Public
2001
This report describes community-based tuberculosis care in Latin America, and field visits to selected community-based TB care projects to understand the origin, performance, acceptability, effectiveness, and sustainability of some existing DOTS projects. Three sites in Colombia and two in Bolivia, where the DOTS strategy is already implemented, were visited...
Community Leaders Hispanic or Latino persons Managers and Supervisors
2002
Explains Cure-TB, a referral program for people with TB moving between the United States and Mexico.
Non-U.S.-born persons Health Professionals Hispanic or Latino persons Social Service Providers
2002
This fact sheet explains the facts about DOT.
Non-U.S.-born persons General Public Hispanic or Latino persons
2002
This fact sheet discusses the meaning of a negative TB skin test and states that persons with HIV/AIDS may be at risk for false negative results.
Hispanic or Latino persons Non-U.S.-born persons
2002
This fact sheet discusses the BCG vaccine and TB and explains that TB can develop even if persons have been given the BCG vaccine.
Non-U.S.-born persons General Public Hispanic or Latino persons
2003
This pamphlet discusses latent TB infection and available treatment.
Non-U.S.-born persons General Public Hispanic or Latino persons Persons With LTBI
2003
This bilingual publication puts a human face on the TB epidemic and depicts the suffering of people affected by this disease through images and interviews. The publication also describes the efficacy of the DOTS program in fighting TB.
International Agencies
2003
This fact sheet provides basic information about TB and describes how TB is transmitted.
General Public Hispanic or Latino persons
2003
This fact sheet explains how the tuberculin skin test is administered, how it works, and what it shows.
Non-U.S.-born persons General Public Hispanic or Latino persons
2003
This booklet explains the action and resources needed over the next five years for six working groups to expand, adapt, and improve DOTS, enabling the working groups to meet the 2005 global targets of setting the world on the road to the elimination of TB.
Health Professionals Hispanic or Latino persons International Agencies Policy Makers
2003