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What Parents Need to Know About Tuberculosis (TB) Infection in Children

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This pamphlet provides parents with information about TB infection in children. It explains that TB usually affects the lungs, how it is transmitted, TB testing, and the difference between latent TB infection (LTBI) and TB disease. The pamphlet also discusses treatment for LTBI and why the treatment is necessary, and side effects from the medication. It provides tips to help parents remember to give the child the medicine, what the parent should do if he/she forgets to give the medicine, and lists important points to remember. The pamphlet also includes a place to record the doctor or nurse’s name, appointments, and questions for the doctor or nurse.
Author/Corporate Author
Global Tuberculosis Institute, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Disease
Subjects
Year of Publication
2008
Format
Physical Description
1 folded sheet (4 p.): col., ill.

Last Updated Date: 

8/19/14

Publication ID: 

35903