Active TB Disease
Diagnosis and treatment information for individuals with active TB disease.
Refugee and Immigrant TB Class Arrivals
All immigrants and refugees are required to have a medical examination before entering the United States. Those with TB-related findings that need medical follow-up after arrival in the U.S. are given a TB class designation and MDH is notified.
Education Resources for Patients
Resources, including fact sheets and videos, for patients with TB. Brochures and fact sheets are available in multiple languages.
HIV and TB: A Fact Sheet for HIV Care Providers in Minnesota
HIV is the most powerful known risk factor for the development of active TB disease. People living with HIV are 20-30 times more likely to develop TB than those without HIV. Treatment of HIV-infected persons with latent TB infection (LTBI) is a high priority. All HIV-infected persons should receive TB testing.