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The Status of TB Prevention and Control Measures in Large City and County Jails in the U.S.

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Introduction

Strengthen TB Information Systems and Program Assessment

Strengthen TB Environmental Controls and Isolation Practices

Provide More Comprehensive and Timely Screening and Diagnostic Evaluations

Develop and Strengthen Contact Investigation Protocols

Increase HIV Counseling and Testing

Increase Staff Training

Strengthen Collaboration Between Health Departments and Jails

 

 
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