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Vacuna BCG[BCG Vaccine]

This fact sheet explains who should and who should not get vaccinated against TB. It also explains how to interpret tuberculin skin test results in people who have received the vaccination and the treatment for LTBI in BCG-vaccinated persons.

Testing for Tuberculosis (TB)

 Testing for Tuberculosis (TB)

A fact sheet describing the tuberculin skin test and Interferon Gamma Release Assay (IGRA) and what a positive test result means.

Pennsylvania TB Program Latent TB Infection Toolkit

The LTBI toolkit was developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for primary care physicians who may see patients that are at an increased risk of TB infection.

The kit includes:
-The CDC guidebook, “Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Guide for Primary Health Providers”
- An article from the...

TB Skin Test

TB Skin Test. Go to fact sheet.

This 2-page document covers the basics of when TB skin tests are recommended, how TB is spread, what active TB disease and latent TB infection is, and what getting a TB skin test entails.

Latent TB Infection

Latent TB Infection. Go to fact sheet.

This 2-page document provides information on latent TB infection, what a positive TB skin or blood test means, latent TB infection treatment, and various myths and fears about latent TB infection.

潜伏性结核感染 [Latent TB Infection]

Latent TB Infection. Go to Fact Sheet.

This 2-page document provides information on latent TB infection, what a positive TB skin or blood test means, latent TB infection treatment, and various myths and fears about latent TB infection.