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Latent TB infection : CDC messages and resources : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation on Latent Tuberculosis Infection
  • Published Date:
    Decmber 2016
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF-535.52 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (U.S.). Division of Tuberculosis Elimination. ; U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. ;
  • Description:
    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force published a new recommendation to test for latent TB infection in populations at increased risk. The TB community has a unique opportunity to use the announcement of this recommendation to draw attention to latent TB infection and educate the public, health care providers, at-risk populations, and policy makers on the importance of targeted testing and treatment for latent TB infection.

    The information below may be helpful in communication activities to inform and educate partners, stakeholders, and media about the importance of expanded latent TB infection testing and treatment in eliminating TB in the United States. Included are:

    • Key CDC Messages

    • Supporting Messages

    • Latent TB Infection Facts

    • CDC Resources

    • Additional Resources

    • Helpful Links

    cdc-uspstf-ltbi-messages-and-resources.pdf

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