Factsheets and FAQ's
CDC's Global Tuberculosis Control Activities for U.S. Immigration. It contains information about changes in the Technical Instructions for Tuberculosis.
A list of countries with dates of when the new Tuberculosis Technical Instructions will be implemented.
CDC's 2010 guidelines for sexually transmitted diseases. See Syphilis.
Download or order the pink book on this page.
A World Health Organization site contains information about leprosy, leprosy treatment, prevention, prevalence, and MDT.
Frequently Asked Questions
Information about Tuberculosis, how it is spread, and the Tuberculosis Technical Instructions. It also includes an explanation about the difference between the new and old Tuberculosis Technical Instructions.
General questions about the 2007 Tuberculosis Technical Instructions.
This external link takes you to the U.S. Department of State site containing frequently asked questions about the medical examination. This information is geared towards immigrants, but may be relevant for Panel Physicians.
Panel Physicians should refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s for more information about the revised DS Medical Examination Forms.