TB Technical Instructions for Civil Surgeons: What Health Department Staff Need to Know

TB Technical Instructions for Civil Surgeons: What Health Department Staff Need to Know

Author: CDC NCHHSTP Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for HIV/AIDS Viral Hepatitis STD and TB Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Publication Date: 2019
Country of Origin: United States
Format: Webpage
Language: English
How to Access this Material:
HTML: www.cdc.gov/tb/education/technical_inst.htm

Abstract

This webpage provides a brief overview on what health department staff need to know abut the TB Technical Instructions. Technical Instructions are the requirements that civil surgeons and panel physicians must follow when evaluating persons as part of their application process.

Publisher:

CDC NCHHSTP Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for HIV/AIDS Viral Hepatitis STD and TB Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Audience(s):

Health Professionals, Civil Surgeons

Topic:

Diagnosis, Guidelines, Diagnosis- Screening

Notes:

The CDC Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) develops these Technical Instructions. Updated TB Technical Instructions went into effect on October 1, 2018.

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