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Communicable and Environmental Disease Services: Tuberculosis Elimination Program

Tuberculosis Guidelines and Recommendations


The 2004 revision of the Tuberculosis Control Program guidelines incorporate state-of-the-are recommendations for an optimal approach to achieving the goal of eliminating tuberculosis in Tennessee. Substantial progress has been made in the last five years. The guidelines represent consensus derived from current literature review, consultation with recognized authorities tuberculosis management, and discussion among public health practitioners and administrators. Judicious application of the guidelines and good clinical judgment will ensure that the highest standard of care will be met throughout Tennessee.

Tennessee Tuberculosis Guidelines

CDC Tuberculosis Guidelines