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Tuberculosis component of technical instructions for the medical examination of aliens in the United States
  • Published Date:
    May 2008
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 390.47 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (U.S.)‏. Division of Global Migration and Quarantine.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    I. Introduction -- II. Roles of the civil surgeon and health department -- III. Past medical history -- IV. Review of symptoms and physical examination -- V. TB diagnosis: tests and referrals -- VI. Classification of applicants with evidence of TB -- VII. Treatment of applicants with Class A TB disease -- VIII. Re-classification of persons with Class A TB after treatment -- IX. Resources -- X. Appendices -- Appendix A. Purified protein derivative storage; TST administration and interpretation -- Appendix B. Radiographic findings suggestive of TB or other disease -- Appendix C. Reference charts -- Appendix D. Form I-693 sample.

    This document replaces the previous version of the Tuberculosis (TB) component of the Technical Instructions, which was last revised in June 1991. The instructions in this document supersede all previous Technical Instructions, updates to the Technical Instructions, and memoranda and letters regarding the Technical Instructions, as pertains to tuberculosis screening.

    Has running titles: "Technical instructions for civil surgeons" and "Tuberculosis medical examination."

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