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Questions and Answers About TB (Tuberculosis)

This page links to tuberculosis (TB) related questions, including what is TB, what is latent TB infection, and what is active TB disease.

Review Date: December 12, 2012

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fever

This chart can give you a general idea about your fever. However, always remember to consult your family doctor with questions about your individual condition(s) and/or circumstances.

Review Date: December 08, 2012

American Academy of Family Physicians

Healthy Roads Media: Listing of All Topics (Videos)

Find short videos on topics ranging from abuse to tuberculosis. Many are available in multiple languages including Spanish, French, Korean, Russian, Tagalog, Somali and Vietnamese.

Review Date: October 29, 2012

Healthy Roads Media

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB)

This document offers information on multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB), tuberculosis that is resistant to at least two of the best anti-TB drugs, isoniazid and rifampicin. Learn what you can do to prevent the spread of MDR TB.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention

Take Steps to Control TB When You Have HIV- (PDF)

People infected with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) are more likely than uninfected people to get sick with other infections and diseases, including tuberculosis (TB).

Review Date: March 21, 2011

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

TB Vaccine (BCG)

BCG, or bacille Calmette-Guérin, is a vaccine for tuberculosis (TB) disease. This vaccine is not widely used in the United States, but it is often given to infants and small children in other countries where TB is common.

Review Date: March 04, 2013

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Test Your TB Knowledge

Take this quiz to see how much you know about tuberculosis (TB).

Review Date: March 21, 2011

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Tuberculosis Facts: You Can Prevent TB

If you have tuberculosis (TB) infection, you may need treatment so you will not get TB disease later. Find basic information about TB prevention, including how to know if one has TB infection and what to do if one has TB infection.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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