Process for International Notification of TB Cases
Some patients under treatment for active TB disease in the United States move to another country before completing treatment. To assist in treatment completion and continuity of care, CDC has developed a process for international notification.
- Notification of TB control personnel in the patient’s country of destination
- TB control personnel in that country advise patient to complete treatment
- Patient is advised and educated on the importance of completing treatment
National TB Control Program Contact Information
Page last reviewed: September 1, 2012
Content source: Division of Tuberculosis Elimination