What You Should Know About Tuberculosis (TB)

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Abstract:

This six-panel brochure educates people about tuberculosis (TB), a contagious disease caused by bacteria that can be spread to others. It explains the difference between active TB and latent TB infection (LTBI), which is an inactive form of the disease. It discusses TB tests, treatment, the importance of taking TB medicine, and steps to protect family and community from TB. Contacts for more information are provided. 

Author(s):
San Francisco Department of Public Health, Newcomers Health Program
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Communicable diseases, Latent tuberculosis, Tuberculosis
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
10/24/2007
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