This slide set was developed as an accompaniment to Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection, a joint statement by CDC and the American Thoracic Society, and subsequent updates. The slide set provides an overview of the current recommendations for the testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis.
This resource is a search engine tool designed for health care practitioners to quickly find topic-specific information on TB. This resource is being developed by Mayo Clinic physicians who have expertise in this field. Users may enter search criteria on a variety of TB topics and the search engine will then display records with information pertaining to their topic. Along with topic information, links are provided to outside sources and other internal resources.
This pocket guide is intended to assist clinicians in managing HIV-infected patients with LTBI and drug-susceptible active pulmonary TB. The guide includes signs and symptoms, adult dosing, dosage forms, drug-drug interactions, side effects, and patient counseling points.
This Public Health Grand Rounds session discusses how more patients can benefit from advances in diagnostic and treatment options, resulting in an overall reduction in morbidity from MDR TB. The session also explores the role of CDC, WHO, and other partners in combating the public health epidemic.