What Do I Need to Know About Active TB Disease?
This six-panel brochure educates people about active tuberculosis (TB) disease. It explains the difference between latent (inactive) TB infection and active TB disease. It discusses skin and blood tests for TB, treatment through Direct Observed therapy (DOT), and how to stop TB from spreading. It provides a list of side effects from TB medication, and tips for getting well. Contact information for the San Francisco TB Clinic is included.
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