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Training Materials
Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis:, Chapter 3: Testing for Tuberculosis Infection and Disease

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2011

Description: The Core Curriculum is intended for use as a self-study guide or reference manual for clinicians and other public health professionals caring for people with or at high risk for TB disease or infection. This chapter deals with targeted testing.

Format: Manual

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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, Chapter 4: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Disease

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2011

Description: The Core Curriculum is intended for use as a self-study guide or reference manual for clinicians and other public health professionals caring for people with or at high risk for TB disease or infection. This chapter deals with diagnosis of disease.

Format: Manual

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Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis Module 3: Targeted Testing and Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Tuberculosis Disease

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2015

Description: A series of educational modules designed to provide information about TB in a self-study format. This chapter deals with targeted testing. Continuing education credits are available.

Format: Self-study modules

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Targeted Tuberculosis Testing and Treatment of Latent TB Infection

 

Organization: CDC

Year: 2011

Description: The slide set provides an overview of the current recommendations for the treatment of latent tuberculosis. The target audience for this slide set is primary health care providers.

Format: PowerPoint presentation

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Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Testing Products

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2003

Description: Variety of materials that provide clear steps involved in the adminstration and reading of the Mantoux tuberculin skin tests.

Format: Variety of materials including DVD, Facilitator Guide and Podcast (29:49 minutes)

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Tuberculosis Testing 2012: An Online Tutorial Using IGRA

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Organization: Institute for Medical and Nursing Education, Inc.

Year: 2012

Description: This online tutorial provides practical information that will help nurses, technicians, and laboratory staff obtain and process IGRA specimens consistent with the approved labeling of the tests to assure high quality control and avoid unnecessary treatment referrals. Continuing education credits are available.

Format: Online tutorial

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Screening of LTBI Multimedia Video

LTBI Card: Patient's TB Testing and Treatment Record

Organization: GTBI

Year: 2013

Description: This video discusses screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI).  It covers targeting testing, high risk groups and testing methods. 

Format: Video (6:35 minutes)

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Diagnosis of LTBI Multimedia Video

LTBI Card: Patient's TB Testing and Treatment Record

Organization: GTBI

Year: 2013

Description: Discusses diagnosing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI).  It compares TB infection and TB disease, discusses testing methods, including IGRAs, and special circumstances and medical evaluation.

Format: Video (11:05 minutes)

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Resource Materials

Tuberculosis Guidelines on Testing and Diagnosis

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Organization: CDC

Year: Various

Description: CDC Guidelines on Testing and Diagnosis.

Format: Links

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI)
Diagnosis and Treatment of LTBI Pocket Card

 

Organization: GTBI

Year: 2008

Description: Discusses targeted tuberculin skin testing for latent TB infection as a strategic component of TB control.

Format: Pocket Card

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Latent Tuberculosis Infection: A Guide for Primary Care Providers

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2009

Description: This handbook is a resource for primary care providers. Topics include targeted testing, risk assessment, and treatment of LTBI in children and adolescents.

Format: Booklet

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LTBI Card: Patient's TB Testing and Treatment Record

LTBI Card: Patient's TB Testing and Treatment Record

Organization: GTBI

Year: 2004

Description: Provides LTBI patients with a permanent record of their tuberculin skin test, chest x-ray and treatment status. Patients can carry the card at all times and show it whenever they are seen by a new healthcare provider. This card is available in PDF format and MS Word and is in multiple languages.

Format: Wallet-sized card and instructions

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Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Children and Adolescents: A Guide for the Primary Care Provider
Management for LTBI in Children and Adolescents: A Guide for the Primary Care Provider

 

Organization: GTBI

Year: 2000

Description: This handbook is a resource for primary care providers. Topics include targeted testing, risk assessment, and treatment of LTBI in children and adolescents.

Format: Booklet

PDF Addendum 2014

Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Testing Wall Chart

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Organization: CDC

Year: 2003

Description: Variety of materials that provide clear steps involved in the adminstration and reading of the Mantoux tuberculin skin tests.

Format: Wall chart

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TB Infection Patient Educational Materials

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Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention

Year: 2014

Description:The goal of these materials is to teach patients about TB infection and to motivate them to start and complete treatment if diagnosed. The materials are designed to encourage provider-patient interactions for active learning through the process of testing and treatment decisions. There are four materials in this series and it is suggested to use the materials as a continuum, as they build upon each other.

Format: Factsheets

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