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Use this page as a resource for basic information on tuberculosis, tuberculosis infection, and tuberculosis disease. If you would like more information you should visit our TB Links page, or you can contact us.

Introduction

What is TB?
How is TB spread?
What is Latent TB Infection (LTBI)?
What is TB disease?


Summary of Differences Between TB Infection & Disease
Summary Table- view in Adobe Acrobat
Iceberg - view in Adobe Acrobat

TB Infection

How can I get tested for TB?
What if I have been vaccinated with BCG?
If I have TB infection, how can I keep from developing TB disease?
What if I have HIV infection?


TB Disease

How is TB disease treated?
What are the side effects of drugs for TB?
Why do I need to take TB medicine regularly?
How can I remember to take my medicine?
How can I keep from spreading TB?
What is multidrug-resistant TB?