Core TB Resources for TB Medical Consultants (USA)
GTBI Core TB Resources. The GTBI has compiled a set of Core TB Resources consisting of published guidelines from CDC and other national organizations, treatment pocket cards, TB fact sheets, and CDC or Regional Training and Consultation Centers products that TB medical consultants can use when responding to questions from health care providers. These can be accessed in one of two ways:
- GTBI Core TB Resources [ZIP, 27MB) Once downloaded, you can save the PDF documents on your hard drive or on a CD-ROM for ready access and retrieval. Documents are organized under sets of folders to facilitate searches.
- GTBI Listing of Core TB Resources with Links. Once opened, you can click on the web link for each item to read, print, or download each individual document
CDC Division of TB Elimination TB-Related Guidelines This website contains an exhaustive list of TB-related guidelines pubished by specifically by the CDC. However, these do not include some guidelines published by other national organizations (e.g., ATS and IDSA) that are included in GTBI Core TB Resources.
TB Fact Sheets Developed by CDC, these 2-page fact sheets provide health care providers with summary information and references related to current recommendations in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of TB. These are included in the GTBI Core TB Resources.
For providers outside the USA, please refer to TB recources and guidelines published the WHO's TB website: http://www.who.int/tb/en/