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TB Genotyping Information Management System (TB GIMS)

The TB Genotyping Information Management System (TB GIMS) is a secure Web-based system designed to improve access and dissemination of genotyping information nationwide.

More: TB GIMS fact sheet

Accessing TB GIMS

Access to TB GIMS is limited to registered users and is coordinated by a designated State TB GIMS Administrator located the TB control program. Check with the TB Controller in your state for details (see list of State TB Control Offices).

User Roles and Access Levels

There are different user roles and access levels in TB GIMS. The users of TB GIMS include

  • TB laboratories that submit isolates for genotyping
  • Contract genotyping laboratories
  • State and local TB programs
  • CDC

Implementation Schedule

The implementation schedule for TB GIMS is on a rolling basis for user groups. The first phase of the TB GIMS implementation focuses on State TB Laboratory and TB Program Super Users.


Training materials are available to registered users who have been granted access to TB GIMS. For information about training, contact TB GIMS at or 1-888-300-4261.

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments regarding TB GIMS, please contact us by e-mail at, or call the Help Desk at 1-888-300-4261, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

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