Systematic Screening for Active Tuberculosis
Publisher: World Health Organization 2013
Number of pages: 146
WHO has developed guidelines on systematic screening for active tuberculosis (TB) based on a thorough review of available evidence. Early detection of TB is essential to further improve health outcomes for people with TB, and to reduce TB transmission more effectively.
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by Bassam H. Mahboub, Mayank G. Vats (eds) - InTech
Data are rapidly accumulating from all over the world regarding the efficacy of standardized treatment regimens for drug-sensitive, drug-resistant TB and latent TB infection. This volume covers all aspects of the diagnosis and management of MDR TB.
- World Health Organization
WHO's report on Global TB Control compiles data from over 200 countries each year, monitoring the scale and direction of TB epidemics, implementation and impact of the Stop TB Strategy, and progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.
- National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
This is the full version of NICE clinical guideline 117. It contains details of the methods used to develop the guideline. New recommendations on the use of interferon-gamma tests for the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis have been added.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This curriculum was designed to present basic information about TB for health care professionals. It is intended for use as a reference manual for clinicians caring for persons with or at high risk for TB disease or infection.