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Basic Facts About Tuberculosis

Basic Facts About Tuberculosis

Basic Facts About Tuberculosis

This Center for Disease Control and Prevention page describes what Tuberculosis is and its effects. Basic facts, including symptoms, testing, and treatment are discussed in detail. In addition, there is a list of related links and resources for patients and health care providers.

Civil Surgeons Locator

Civil Surgeons Locator

Civil Surgeons Locator

This webpage provides a tool for finding a doctor who is authorized by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services by entering a location or zip code.

Find Tuberculosis Resources in Many Languages

Find Tuberculosis Resources in Many Languages

Find Tuberculosis Resources in Many Languages

Find tuberculosis resources connects you to a worldwide library of online resources, training, and educational materials.

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Settings

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Settings

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Healthcare Settings

This document is available on the Centers for Disease Control website. It is a set of guidelines for preventing the transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in healthcare settings.

Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Latent Tuberculosis Infection

Latent Tuberculosis Infection

A guide to latent tuberculosis infections for primary health care providers.

Treatment of Tuberculosis

Treatment of Tuberculosis

Treatment of Tuberculosis

The recommendations in this document are intended to guide the treatment of tuberculosis in settings where mycobacterial cultures, drug susceptibility testing, radiographic facilities, and second-line drugs are routinely available.

Tuberculosis Data and Statistics

Tuberculosis Data and Statistics

Tuberculosis Data and Statistics

Tuberculosis is one of the world’s deadliest diseases. One third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis.

Tuberculosis Information for Healthcare Professionals

Tuberculosis Information for Healthcare Professionals

Tuberculosis Information for Healthcare Professionals

TB is a disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain.

World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis Day

Each year, we recognize World Tuberculosis Day on March 24. This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis.