Infection Control

Infection Control

Memo to Community Healthcare Providers on Identification and Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Publication Date: 2018
Format: PDF Document      Language: English

This resource informs community healthcare providers about the burden of pulmonary TB disease that exists among individuals held in ICE custody and ICE’s approach to pulmonary TB disease management. The memo includes a checklist for return to referring correctional facility for placement in general population following evaluation for suspected TB.

TB Case Suspect Criteria for Assessing Contagiousness and Placement in General Population
Publication Date: 2016
Format: Word Document      Language: English

This resource provides criteria and decision aids to assist in determining if an inmate with pulmonary TB can be returned to general population.

TB Case Suspect Criteria for Assessing Contagiousness and Placement in General Population
Publication Date: 2016
Format: Word Document      Language: English

This resource provides criteria and decision aids to assist in determining if an inmate with pulmonary TB can be returned to general population.

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings
MMWR 2005; 54 (No. RR-17)
Author: CDC
Publication Date: 2005
Format: Booklet      Language: English

These guidelines provide infection control information that may be applicable to situations in correctional facilities (pg. 26).

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings – Slide Set
Author: CDC
Publication Date: 2005
Format: Slide Set      Language: English

Slide set that accompanies the CDC guidelines for preventing the transmission of TB in health care settings.

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