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New Consultation Request Method

The Heartland National TB Center Medical Consultation team is adding a new method to take consultation requests. The nursing team will receive your consultation request via our consultation email at heartlandconsultation@uthct.edu. Please help us in testing this new method.

Webcast Hot Topics in TB! New Healthcare Worker Guidelines and Practical Implications for Tuberculosis - POSTPONED

Mar 12, 2020

This webcast is intended for healthcare professionals who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with latent TB infection or active TB disease.

Resource Download

Mar 12, 2020

These two articles are from "The New Englad Journal of Medicine. See below for download links:

Webcast Hot Topics in TB! The Elderly and TB

Mar 12, 2020

This webcast is intended for healthcare professionals who are actively engaged in the identification, case management, and treatment of patients with latent TB infection or active TB disease.

Guidelines for the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2020

Comprehensive guidelines for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) among persons living in the United States were last published in 2000 (American Thoracic Society. CDC targeted tuberculin testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000;161:S221–47). Since then, several new regimens have been evaluated in clinical trials. To update previous guidelines, the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association (NTCA) and CDC convened a committee to conduct a systematic literature review and make new recommendations for the most effective and least toxic regimens for treatment of LTBI among persons who live in the United States.

Screening and Treating TB Infection - CANCELLED

Mar 24, 2020

This learning opportunity is designed to help clinicians identify when to screen for tuberculosis and how to treat TB infection.