Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (Package of 25)

Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (Package of 25)
Title:
Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (Package of 25)
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
017-023-00231-7
ISBN:
9780160929885
Description

Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (TB) was written to provide information on the diagnosis and treatment of TB infection and TB disease for persons who do not have a medical background.  This booklet answers common questions about TB and includes a glossary of terms, plus a few illustrations to make this a helpful resource to many readers without medical training.

 

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

INTRODUCTION
What is TB?
Why is TB still a problem in the United States?
How is TB spread?
What is latent TB infection?
What is TB disease?

TESTING & TREATMENT
Should I get tested for TB?
What are the tests for TB infection?
What if I have a positive test for TB infection?
What if I have been vaccinated with BCG?
If I have latent TB infection, how can I keep from developing TB disease?
What if I have HIV infection?
If I was exposed to someone with TB disease, can I give TB to others?

TB DISEASE
How is TB disease treated?
What are the side effects of TB disease medicines?
Why do I need to take TB medicines regularly?
What is directly observed therapy (DOT)?
How can I remember to take my TB medicines if I am not on DOT?
How can I keep from spreading TB?
What are multidrug-resistant TB and extensively drug-resistant TB?

Audience

Target audience are persons with or at risk for TB; persons who provide services for those at high risk for TB such as correctional officers, homeless shelter workers, and emergency responders; persons who may have been exposed to someone with TB in a workplace or school setting; and persons who want to learn more about this disease.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$69.00
International Price:
$96.60
Publisher:
Health and Human Services Dept., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination
Notes:
Sold in packages of 25 only under this stock number.
Key Phrases:
  • TB 2014
  • Tuberculosis
  • Tubercle bacillus
  • Infectious diseases
  • Mycobacteria
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Weight:
1.625
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
25
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
08/13/2015
Last Status Update:
10/03/2018
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