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Guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in health-care settings, 2005
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    Introduction -- Overview -- HCWs Who Should Be Included in a TB Surveillance Program -- Risk for Health-Care-Associated Transmission of M. tuberculosis -- Fundamentals of TB Infection Control -- Relevance to Biologic Terrorism Preparedness -- -- Recommendations for Preventing Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings -- TB Infection-Control Program -- TB Risk Assessment -- Risk Classification Examples -- Managing Patients Who Have Suspected or Confirmed TB Disease: General Recommendations -- Managing Patients Who Have Suspected or Confirmed TB Disease: Considerations for Special Circumstances and Settings -- Training and Educating HCWs -- TB Infection-Control Surveillance -- Problem Evaluation -- Collaboration with the Local or State Health Department -- Environmental Controls -- Respiratory Protection -- Cough-Inducing and Aerosol-Generating Procedures -- -- Supplements -- Estimating the Infectiousness of a TB Patient -- Diagnostic Procedures for LTBI and TB Disease -- Treatment Procedures for LTBI and TB Disease -- Surveillance and Detection of M. tuberculosis Infections in Health-Care Settings -- Environmental Controls -- Respiratory Protection -- Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing Patient-Care -- Equipment and Rooms -- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) -- -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Terms and Abbreviations Used in this Report -- Glossary of Definitions -- Appendices -- Continuing Education Activity

    Introduction -- Overview -- HCWs Who Should Be Included in a TB Surveillance Program -- Risk for Health-Care-Associated Transmission of M. tuberculosis -- Fundamentals of TB Infection Control -- Relevance to Biologic Terrorism Preparedness -- -- Recommendations for Preventing Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings -- TB Infection-Control Program -- TB Risk Assessment -- Risk Classification Examples -- Managing Patients Who Have Suspected or Confirmed TB Disease: General Recommendations -- Managing Patients Who Have Suspected or Confirmed TB Disease: Considerations for Special Circumstances and Settings -- Training and Educating HCWs -- TB Infection-Control Surveillance -- Problem Evaluation -- Collaboration with the Local or State Health Department -- Environmental Controls -- Respiratory Protection -- Cough-Inducing and Aerosol-Generating Procedures -- -- Supplements -- Estimating the Infectiousness of a TB Patient -- Diagnostic Procedures for LTBI and TB Disease -- Treatment Procedures for LTBI and TB Disease -- Surveillance and Detection of M. tuberculosis Infections in Health-Care Settings -- Environmental Controls -- Respiratory Protection -- Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sterilizing Patient-Care -- Equipment and Rooms -- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) -- -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Terms and Abbreviations Used in this Report -- Glossary of Definitions -- Appendices -- Continuing Education Activity

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    Paul A. Jensen, Lauren A. Lambert, Michael F. Iademarco, Renee Ridzon. ; "The material in this report originated in the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention" - p. 1. ; Update of: Guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in health-care facilities, 1994. ; Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-102). ;
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