Minnesota Refugee Health Provider Guide

Tuberculosis

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Provider guide: chapter four
Appendices
Resources

Provider guide: chapter four

  • Tuberculosis (PDF: 346KB/13 pages)
    Over 80 percent of TB cases in Minnesota occur among foreign-born persons. Refugee health assessments offer an excellent public health opportunity for screening and treating latent TB infection and prevent future TB disease in a high-risk population.

Appendices:

Resources

  • The BCG World Atlas
    This interactive website provides detailed information on current and past BCG policies and practices for over 180 countries. The Atlas is designed to be a useful resource for clinicians, policymakers and researchers alike, providing information that may be helpful for better interpretation of TB diagnostics as well as design of new TB vaccines. Attention: Non-MDH link
  • CDC: Tuberculosis (TB)
    Division of Tuberculosis Elimination Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Attention: Non-MDH link
  • Treatment of Tuberculosis (PDF: 1.46MB/88 pages)
    Guidelines for treatment of TB disease. An official statement of the American Thoracic Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. MMWR, June 20, 2003, 52(RR11); 1-77. Attention: Non-MDH link
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
    MDH comprehensive tuberculosis site, with extensive resources, translated materials, and links to other TB-related websites, including CDC and the American Thoracic Society. See "For Health Care Professionals" section. 651-201-5414 or 1-877-676-5414.

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