What Do I Need to Know About Active TB Disease?

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Abstract:

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.

Author(s):
San Francisco Department of Public Health, TB Control
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:
Antitubercular agents, Directly Observed Therapy (DOT), Tuberculosis
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
10/23/2007
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