Electronic Tools & Resources
Podcasts are audio or video files that are made available on the Internet for download and playback using a computer or a mobile device such as an Ipod. Podcast help.
- TB Testing for People Living with HIV
Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, explains why it is important for people living with HIV to be tested for TB.
- New Treatment Regimen for Latent Tuberculosis Infection
In this podcast, Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at CDC, discusses the December 9, 2011 CDC guidelines for the use of a new regimen for the treatment of persons with latent tuberculosis infection.
- Basic Tuberculosis Facts
In this podcast, Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at CDC, discusses basic TB prevention, testing, and treatment information. Spanish Version
- World TB Day
In this podcast, Dr. Sundari Mase, Medical Team Lead in the Field Services and Evaluation Branch in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, discusses World TB Day and the 2014 theme. Spanish Version
- Bridging Implementation, Knowledge, and Ambition Gaps to Eliminate Tuberculosis
Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, CDC, discusses bridging implementation, knowledge, and ambition gaps to eliminate tuberculosis.
- Tuberculosis Outbreak Investigations in the U.S.
Dr. Kiren Mitruka, medical officer with the Tuberculosis Outbreak Investigations team, CDC, discusses tuberculosis outbreak investigations in the U.S. from 2002–2008.
- Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test
Learn how to evaluate people for latent TB infection with the Mantoux tuberculin skin test. This podcast includes sections on administering and reading the Mantoux tuberculin skin test, the standard method for detecting latent TB infection since the 1930s.
- Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
In this podcast, Dr. Oeltmann discusses multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. An outbreak occurred in Thailand, which led to 45 cases in the U.S. This serious illness can take up to 2 years to treat. MDR TB is a real threat and a serious condition.
- Emergence of Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis
Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) outbreaks have been reported in South Africa, and strains have been identified on 6 continents. Dr. Peter Cegielski, team leader for drug-resistant TB with the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at CDC, comments on a multinational team’s report on this emerging global public health threat.
- 5 Things to Know About TB (Video)
Too many people in the United States still suffer from tuberculosis (TB). Learn more about TB and how clinicians, health care agencies, and communities are working together to eliminate TB.
- New Drug Available to Treat Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (CDC Expert Video Commentary)external icon
As part of the CDC Expert Video Commentary Series on Medscape, Dr. Sundari Mase, a medical officer in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, discusses multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and the recently released CDC guidelines for the use and monitoring of a new TB drug called bedaquiline.
- TB and HIV Coinfection
- What’s New in Blood Testing for TB Infection?external icon(CDC Expert Video Commentary)
As part of the CDC Expert Video Commentary Series on Medscape, Dr. Kenneth Castro, Director of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination at CDC, discusses CDC guidelines on TB blood tests.
- Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test DVD
Training Materials Kit – Visual aids and tools pertaining to the Mantoux test (includes DVD, facilitator guide, and ruler)
Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test DVD Facilitator Guide
- Effective TB Interviewing for Contact Investigations: DVD and Video
This 67-minute DVD/video demonstrates successful interviewing strategies with TB patients and is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care workers who are responsible for conducting TB interviews with patients as part of contact investigations.
- Understanding the TB Cohort Review Process: DVD
This 22-minute DVD brings the cohort review process to life, illustrates the benefits of adopting cohort review, and highlights the roles of the cohort review team members.
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Electronic Mailing Lists (eLists)
An electronic mailing list automatically distributes e-mail messages to all those who have subscribed to the list.
TB Web pages available for content syndication.
Infographics (Information Graphics) are visual representations of data, information or knowledge that tell a story through visual communication.