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- Latent TB Infection (LTBI)
- TB Disease
- Tuberculosis Infection
- How Tuberculosis is Spread
- Infection Control
- High-Risk Infection Groups
- Groups at a Higher Risk of Disease Progression
- Rapid Diagnosis of TB
- Vaccine for Tuberculosis
- The descriptions listed below all relate to TB. Match each of the descriptions with the item in the drop-down box that it describes.
- CDC Guidelines
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Risk Categories
- Tuberculosis Control Plan
- Tuberculosis Control Plan, continued
- Health Care Worker (HCW) Tuberculosis Screening
- Match the recommended frequency for TB screening of a health care worker with the risk category of the health care setting from the drop-down box:
- Methods of Control
Level of Instruction: Basic.
Intended Audience: All clinical laboratory personnel.
Author information: Aileen Hyde, MS, MT(ASCP) is a free-lance science writer in the Atlanta, GA area. She has a particular interest in prevention of infectious disease after working in research and quality management positions in the biotechnology industry. She has a bachelor's degree in Medical Technology from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee and a master's degree in Physiology from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California.
Reviewer Information: Rob Nickla, RBP (ABSA), QLS, M(ASCP) has worked in public health since 2004 and is currently the LRN (Laboratory Response Network) Biological and Chemical Threat Coordinator with the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory (OSPHL). His primary responsibilities are for providing sentinel clinical laboratory outreach and training for laboratory preparedness and serving as the CDC Select Agent Responsible Official and Biosafety Officer at the OSPHL. He is an active member on several APHL (Association of Public Health Laboratories) Collaborative Workgroups, a member of the APHL Public Health Preparedness and Response Committee and currently serving as Chair of the APHL Sentinel Laboratories committee.