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TB and Specific Populations

African Americans

Tuberculosis in the African-American Community
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

TB Disparity in African Americans—Overview and Resources
From the Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center

Children

TB in Children in the United States
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Hispanics/Latinos

Tuberculosis in Hispanics/Latinos
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

CDC’s Tuberculosis Resources en Español

Promoting Cultural Sensitivity: A Practical Guide for Tuberculosis Programs That Provide Services to Persons from Mexico
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

CureTB—Referral and continuity-of-care program for TB patients and their contacts who travel between the United States, Mexico, and Central America. Free service available to patients, their families, and providers in those areas.
From County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

The Homeless

TB in the Homeless Population
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Homelessness is a Risk Factor for TB
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Tuberculosis: A Persistent Threat to Public Health
From the Health Care for the Homeless Clinician’s Network

Best Practices in TB Control: Working with Substance Users and Homeless Populations
From the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute

Shelters and TB: What Staff Need to Know, Second Edition
From the Curry International Tuberculosis Center

Immigrants/Refugees

Ethnographic Guides: Promoting Cultural Sensitivity: A Practical Guide for Tuberculosis Programs

From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

TB Disparity in Foreign-born—Overview and Resources
From the Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center

Persons with HIV

TB and HIV/AIDS
From CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention

TB and HIV Coinfection
From CDC’s Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

TB and HIV MMWRs
From CDC’s Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Substance/Injection Drug Users

Best Practices in TB Control: Working with Substance Users and Homeless Populations
From the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute

LTBI Program Implementation in a Substance Abuse Treatment Facility: A Case Study
From the New Jersey Medical School Global Tuberculosis Institute

Prisoners

TB in Correctional Facilities in the United States
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities: Recommendations from CDC
From CDC’s MMWR Recommendations and Reports July 7, 2006 / 55(RR09): 1–44

CDC Correctional and Public Health Resources by State
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Tuberculosis in Prisons
From the World Health Organization

TB and Corrections
From the Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center

Women

TB and Pregnancy
From CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination

Women and Tuberculosis
From the World Health Organization

Last Updated: 
9/1/15