Guidelines & Journal Articles

Guidelines and Journal Articles

NSTC members have compiled a list of online links to recommended guidelines and journal articles related to TB.

Featured Manual/Curriculum

Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know,Sixth Edition. CDC. Atlanta, GA; 2013.

Featured Guideline

Updated Guidelines for Using Interferon Gamma Release Assays to Detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection — United States, 2010 MMWR 2010; 59 (RR-5): 1-25.

Featured Articles

Recommendations for Use of an Isoniazid-Rifapentine Regimen with Direct Observation to Treat Latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection MMWR 2011; 60:1650-1653.

Trends in Tuberculosis — United States, 2010 MMWR March 25, 2011; 60 (No.11): 333-337.

Boehme CC et al. Rapid Molecular Detection of Tuberculosis and Rifampin Resistance NEJM 2010 (9/9); 363:1005.

Other Guidelines

Updated Guidelines for the Use of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis MMWR 2009; 58 (01): 7-10.

Treatment of Tuberculosis MMWR 2003; 52 (No. RR-11).

Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection MMWR 2000; 49 (No. RR-6).

Managing Drug Interactions in the Treatment of HIV-Related Tuberculosis CDC. Atlanta, GA; 2007.

Notice to Readers: Updated Guidelines on Managing Drug Interactions in the Treatment of HIV-Related Tuberculosis MMWR 2008; 57 (No. 04, 98).

Guidelines for the Investigation of Contacts of Persons with Infectious Tuberculosis: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC MMWR 2005; 54 (No. RR-15, 1-37).

Plan to Combat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis MMWR 2009; 58 (RR-03).

Controlling Tuberculosis in the United States Recommendations from the American Thoracic Society, CDC, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America MMWR 2005; 54 (No. RR-12).

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005 MMWR 2005; 54 (No. RR-17, 1-141).

Diagnostic Standards / Classification of TB in Adults and Children Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000: 161.

Report of Expert Consultations on Rapid Molecular Testing to Detect Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the United States CDC Web site: 2010.

Other Articles

The Lancet Series on Tuberculosis The Lancet Volume 375, Issue 9728, May 19, 2010.

Hurtley S, Ash C, Roberts, L. Tuberculosis and Malaria: Landscapes of Infection Science 14 May 2010: 841.

David E. Griffith, et al. Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Diseases Am J Respir Crit Care Med Feb 2007; 175: 367-416.

Pediatric Tuberculosis Collaborative Group. Targeted Tuberculin Skin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Children and Adolescents Pediatrics Oct 2004; 114:1175-1201.