For Health Care Providers
World TB Day Posters - Partnerships for TB Elimination (2008) English language
Forging Partnerships to Eliminate Tuberculosis - 2007
A resource guide and
toolkit for strengthening TB elimination strategies through
partnerships. The booklet is a printed version of the guide and
toolkit. The CD ROM includes the guide (in PDF format) and toolkit
(in PDF and Word formats that can be adapted for local use). The CD
ROM can also be ordered separately.
(00-6552) Guide and CD ROM (2007)
Forging Partnerships to Eliminate TB (CD ROM) - 2007
TB Elimination -
Now Is the Time Brochure (2007)
(99-6893) A six-page color brochure designed to educate
the general public about the status of the TB epidemic in the U.S. with
general TB information, HIV-TB co-infection, TB's disproportionate burden
on minorities, and what needs to be done to eliminate TB in the U.S.
TB Information Guide (January 2008) (99-9671) CD-ROM containing TB educational materials,
major TB guidelines, MMWRs, surveillance reports, and slide sets.
Effective TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation
Facilitator-Led Training Guide (2006) An interactive,
skill-building guide designed to improve the knowledge and proficiency
of TB staff responsible for conducting the TB interview. Guide is
intended for facilitators who will be conducting TB interviewing
(Currently Out of Stock)
(99-8215) A series of 4 modules, including an overview of the TB interview for contact investigations,
basics of communication and patient education, cultural competency, and special interview circumstances.
Self-Study Modules (2006)
(99-7789) Video (2004) - This 67-minute video demonstrates successful
interviewing strategies with TB patients and is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of health care workers who are responsible
for conducting TB interviews with patients as part of contact investigations.
(limit 1 per order) Understanding the TB Cohort Review Process Guide and DVD (2006)
(99-8369) Explains the three key elements of the cohort review process and how to adapt the cohort review process to
your own TB program.
Guide for Primary Health Care Providers: Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent TB Infection (2005)
(99-8212) Booklet on latent TB infection diagnosis and treatment
TB/HIV Co-infection Brochure (2005)
(99-7314) This 4-page color brochure is designed to educate
staff of AIDS service organizations about TB and encourage them to collaborate
with their local TB control program.
Reported TB in the United States - 2007 (99-9561) Statistics on TB cases & case rates reported for 2007 can be found by clicking the link above.
Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis
Guide - 4th Edition - 2000 - Training guide on clinical & public
health aspects of TB control (Temporarily Unavailable)
- Interactive computer-based on the print
version of the core curriculum.
CD ROM (2004)
Interactive Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis (Web-based) - 2004
This interactive course based on the print version of the Core Curriculum can be found by clicking the link above.
Visual aids and tools pertaining to the Mantoux test Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Testing -
(99-7047) Ruler - 2002 (limit 50
rulers per order)
(00-5564) Wall Chart
(00-5457) Training Materials Kit - 2003 (Includes videotape, facilitator guide, and ruler)
Federal TB Task Force Plan in Response to the IOM Report - 2003
(99-7679) This is a 76-page plan developed by the Federal
TB Task Force to guide implementation at the federal level of the recommendations
in the IOM report, outlining specific agency roles and detailed action
CDC's Response to the IOM Report - 2002
(99-7347) This 62-page document is CDC's response to the IOM's TB elimination challenge.
Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis (limit 100 modules per order)
Modules 1 - 5 - (2008) A series of five modules
covering epidemiology, transmission and pathogenesis, diagnosis,
treatment of TB infection and TB disease, and infection
Modules 6 - 9 - (2000) A continuation of the Self Study
Modules on TB series, these four new modules cover contact investigations,
confidentiality, TB surveillance and case management in hospitals
and institutions, and patient adherence.
Web-Based Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis
An interactive course based on the print version of the Self-Study Modules.
How You Can Assess Engineering Controls for TB in Your Healthcare Facility - 1999
(99-6158) A video and
viewer's guide developed by the Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis
Center about basic techniques that can be used to evaluate engineering
controls, including instructions for bringing an isolation room
into compliance with CDC recommendations.
Think TB! Poster listing the symptoms of tuberculosis English language - 1992
Spanish language - 1993
TB in Blacks Fact Sheet (2007) (99-8644)
This fact sheet presents TB morbidity rates for black non-Hispanic
persons in the United States. These statistics emphasize the need
to eliminate TB and to focus on preventing and controlling TB in
this minority group.
TB Education and Training
Resources Web site
This Web site includes a searchable database
of materials from numerous national and international organizations.
It can be found by clicking the link above.
For Patients and the General Public
Tuberculosis - Get the Facts! One-page pamphlet on basic facts about TB transmission, infection, and the tuberculin test
English language (2005)
Spanish language (2006)
Tuberculosis - The Connection Between TB and HIV (the AIDS Virus) One-page pamphlet on the risk of HIV-related TB, tuberculin testing, and preventive therapy
English language (2005)
Spanish language (2006)
Questions and Answers About TB - 2005 (00-6469) Booklet on TB transmission, skin test, and treatment, including
DOT and side effects of medications (Currently Out of Stock)
Get the Facts About TB Disease Booklet on TB transmission, treatment for TB disease, and how to
communicate with family and friends about TB
(99-8218) English language (2005)
(99-9369) Spanish/English language (2008)
(99-9365) Tagalog/English language (2008)
What You Need to Know About TB Infection Booklet on TB infection, including the TB skin test, treatment,
and adherence to medication
(99-8219) English language (2005)
(99-9373) Spanish/English language (2008)
(99-9366) Tagalog/English language (2008)
What You Need to Know About the TB Skin Test Fact sheet on the basics of the TB skin test
(99-8220) English language (2005)
(99-9368) Spanish/English language (2008)
(99-9367) Tagalog/English language (2008)
Protect Your Family and Friends Against TB: The TB Contact Investigation Booklet on how to protect family and friends against TB and how
to talk to a healthcare worker during a contact investigation
(99-8221) English language (2005)
(99-9370) Spanish/English language (2008)
(99-9362) Tagalog/English language (2008)
Take Steps to Control TB when You have HIV Booklet about the importance of treating TB infection and TB and
disease when a person is also infected with HIV
(99-8222) English language (2005)
(99-9372) Spanish/English language (2008)
(99-9360) Tagalog/English language (2008)
Staying on Track with TB Medicine Booklet about treatment and ways to adhere to medication regimens
for TB infection and TB disease
(99-8223) English language (2005)
(99-9371) Spanish/English language (2008)
(99-9363) Tagalog/English language (2008)
Stop TB! - 1994 (00-6474) Poster describing the transmission and pathogenesis of TB
(00-6475) Pad of 50 tear-off sheets duplicating the
Stop TB! poster (Currently Out of Stock)
TB Prevention and Control
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Myobacterium tuberculosis
in Health-Care Settings MMWR, 12/28/2005.
Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Person with Infectious
TB: Recommendations of NTCA and CDC; and Guidelines for Using the
QuantiFeron TB Gold Test for Detecting Mycobacterium tuberculosis MMWR, 12/16/2005.
National Plan for Reliable Tuberculosis laboratory Service Using
a Systems Approach MMWR,
Preventing and Controlling Tuberculosis Along the U.S.-Mexico Border MMWR, 1/19/01
Tuberculosis Elimination Revisited: Obstacles, Opportunities, and a Renewed Commitment MMWR, August 13, 1999.
TB Screening and Treatment
Treatment of Tuberculosis MMWR, 6/20/03.
Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent TB Infection. MMWR, 6/9/00; and
Update: Adverse Event
Data and Revised American Thoracic Society/CDC Recommendations Against
the Use of Rifampin and Pyrazinamide for Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis
Infection MMWR, 2003.
and Classification of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children. Reprint
from the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine MMWR, April 2000.
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