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Tuberculosis Facts - Exposure to TB

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This information sheet provides general information about TB is, how someone can be exposed and how to test for TB. It explains that TB is spread through the air after someone with TB disease sneezes, coughs, speaks, laughs, or sings. Latent TB infection is when TB germs live in the body without making the individual sick. If the germs become active, they cause TB disease. The two tests used to help detect TB are the skin test and a special TB blood test. Other tests include chest X-ray and sputum test.

Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis

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This electronic toolkit provides self study guides with detailed information about TB for health care workers and includes an introduction and glossary for each set: modules 1-5 and modules 6-9.

Benh Lao TB: Quy vii Can Dieu Tri de Khoi Benh

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This pamphlet uses a question and answer format to provide information on TB disease. It explains what TB is, how it is transmitted, the symptoms of TB, and what a person needs to know about TB medicines.

[TB Disease: You Need Treatment to Make You Well]

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This pamphlet uses a question and answer format to provide information on TB disease. It explains what TB is, how it is transmitted, the symptoms of TB, and what a person needs to know about TB medicines.

[TB Disease: You Need Treatment to Make You Well]

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This pamphlet uses a question and answer format to provide information on TB disease. It explains what TB is, how it is transmitted, the symptoms of TB, and what a person needs to know about TB medicines.

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