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Treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) in Adults with HIV Infection

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.

Tuberculosis Knowledge Base

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.

DR-TB Drugs Under the Microscope

This report analyses the factors affecting access to treatment regimens for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), including new and repurposed drugs. Detailed pricing profiles of key DR-TB drugs are also provided.

Fast: A Tuberculosis Infection Control Strategy

This pamphlet provides a comprehensive introduction to the FAST strategy: a focused approach to stopping TB spread in congregate settings. FAST stands for Finding TB cases Actively, Separating safely, and Treating effectively. FAST focuses healthcare workers on the most important administrative TB transmission control intervention: effective treatment.

Lessons Learned from Best Practices in Psycho-Socio-Economic Support for Tuberculosis Patients

This report compiles best practices for psycho-emotional support and socio-economic support for TB and DR-TB patients from inpatient and outpatient programs globally. The social support interventions demonstrated in this report are intended to enable and ensure adherence to TB and DR-TB treatment, alleviate patient costs, and reduce the stigmatization of and discrimination against TB patients.

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