Latent Tuberculosis Infection Resources

Updated September 8, 2021

The online latent TB infection (LTBI) resource hub is a one-stop shop for resources related to:

  • Education and training
  • Guidelines
  • Testing and diagnosis
  • Infection control and prevention
  • Treatment

To order free latent TB infection resources, visit CDC-INFO on Demand.

Resources for Providers
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Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Maximizing Adherence

•	Latent TB Infection Testing and Treatment: Summary of US Recommendations
Resources for Patients
  • Testing for Tuberculosis
    This fact sheet provides information about the two kinds of tests that are used to determine if a person has been infected with TB bacteria: the tuberculin skin test and TB blood tests.
  • Tuberculin Skin Testing
    The Mantoux tuberculin skin test is one method of determining whether a person is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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Page last reviewed: September 8, 2021