12-Dose Regimen for Latent TB Infection- Patient Education Materials

12-Dose Regimen for Latent TB Infection- Patient Education Materials

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for HIV/AIDS Viral Hepatitis STD and TB Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Publication Date: 2018
Country of Origin: United States
Format: Brochures
Language: English

Abstract

The materials were developed for clinicians to use with patients while discussing the 12-dose regimen for the treatment of latent TB infection. The materials include a patient education brochure, medication tracker, and symptom checklist. The brochure contains information on latent TB infection, the 12-dose regimen, and adverse events. The medication tracker includes space to write treatment schedules, medication intake, and doctor/clinic contact information. There is also a checklist of signs and symptoms that may develop while using the 12-dose regimen.

Publisher:

CDC NCHHSTP Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Audience(s):

Health Professionals, Persons With LTBI, Physicians

Topic:

Diagnosis, TB Treatment, Treatment- Latent TB Infection, Treatment- Medication Information, Treatment- Patient Adherence

Notes:

Materials available in English, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Marshallese, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese Languages.

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