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Chapter 1: Tuberculosis in the United States

Chapter 2: Transmission and Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis

Chapter 3: Testing for Tuberculosis Disease and Infection

Chapter 4: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis

Chapter 5: Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Chapter 6: Treatment of Tuberculosis Disease

Chapter 7: Infection Control in Health Care Settings

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Epidemiology of TB in the U.S.

Community TB Control

Transmission of TB

Pathogenesis of TB

Who Should Be Tested for TB

Mantoux Skin Test


Special Considerations for Testing

BCG Vaccinations

Clinical Practices

Diagnostic Microbiology

Who Should Be Treated For LTBI

LTBI Treatment Regimens

LTBI Treatment Regimens for Special Populations

Patient Monitoring

Treatment Plan/Adherence Strategies

TB Disease Treatment Regimens

TB Disease Treatment for Special Populations

Patient Monitoring

Infectiousness and Infection Control Measures

TB Infection Control Program