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

This new pocket-sized card based on recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics is intended as brief reference for pediatric primary care providers. Using a stepwise approach, the card provides concise practical information on identifying children at risk for TB, testing, diagnosis, and treatment of LTBI, including monitoring and strategies for achieving successful completion of treatment in children.

View PDF - (content formatted for printing on 8.5 x 11 paper)


Additional Resources
American Academy of Pediatrics: Red Book 2021; Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
TST Cut Point Table
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention LTBI Webpage (Guidelines, Factsheets, and Other Resources): Latent Tuberculosis Infection Resources 
California Department of Public Health: Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Tools
National Society of Tuberculosis Clinicians/National Tuberculosis Controllers Association: Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in the United States: Clinical Recommendations, 2021
American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children, 2017
Global Tuberculosis Institute: Latent TB Infection (LTBI) Videos for Primary Care Providers.


(for laminated folded pocket card)