ISDH: TB Reporting Forms

The Indiana Tuberculosis Control Program has the following forms online: Report of Latent Tuberculosis Infection Report of Tuberculosis TB Contact Investigation Report Tuberculosis Waiver Request Monthly TB Follow Up Report Interjurisdictional TB Notification (IJN) Form Interjurisdictional TB Notification (IJN) Follow-Up Form

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Model SOP

Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program Procedures 1 PURPOSE To insure high quality patient care medical surveillance and population health management through continuous monitoring and evaluation of the patient care and services provided by the Occupational Health Clinic 2 AUTHORITY AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

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American Academy of Pediatrics 15 to 20 Year Visit

TB Risk Factors* yes no IPPD result (if at risk) _____ Lab Tests Hgb _____ At 14 years or annually post menarche Cholesterol _____ Every 5 yrs if risk factors* and previously normal Urinalysis (at age 15 or if risk factors) ˜ see back for results STD screening PAP (if at risk)

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Patient Management With Previous Positive TB Tests or

Patient Management With Previous Positive TB Tests or Treatment Bacille Calmette-Gurin Vaccine (BCG) • IGRA is the preferred diagnostic test in individuals with a history of BCG vaccination as it does not react to BCG vaccination Patients will tend to believe a blood test over a skin test

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Quest Diagnostics : QuantiFERON

Oct 01 2018QuantiFERON -TB Gold Plus blood test Latent tuberculosis infection is a growing concern In the US up to 13 million people have latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) 1 Without treatment an average 1 in 10 people with LTBI will get sick with TB disease 2 Testing for and treating LTBI in high-risk patients is the most effective way to prevent this from happening 3

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Quest Diagnostics : QuantiFERON

Oct 01 2018QuantiFERON -TB Gold Plus blood test Latent tuberculosis infection is a growing concern In the US up to 13 million people have latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) 1 Without treatment an average 1 in 10 people with LTBI will get sick with TB disease 2 Testing for and treating LTBI in high-risk patients is the most effective way to prevent this from happening 3

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Latent Tuberculosis Infection(Positive PPD) and INH Treatment

The TB skin test is used to screen for tuberculosis by identifying people who have the tuberculosis (TB) organism in their bodies A positive TB skin test means that you are infected with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis and it is present in your body TB bacteria live in the bodies of most infected people in an inactive form and do

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Tuberculosis

The Idaho TB manual is intended to be a resource for those conducting TB control activities in Idaho as outlined in the guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other resources All files are in PDF format Questions about tuberculosis (TB)?

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National Tuberculosis Controllers Association

About the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association The NTCA was created in 1995 to bring together the leaders of tuberculosis control programs in all states and territories as well as many counties and city health departments that organize their own TB control activities

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[Evaluation of Quantiferon

A whole-blood inferferon gamma (IFN-γ) assay the Quantiferon TB Gold test (QTG Cellestis Australia) which is a promising in vitro diagnostic test for the identification of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) has potential advantages over the TST This test includes Myobacterium tuberculosis specific ESAT- 6 and CFP-10 antigens

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection which most often in the lungs but it can appear in or spread to other parts of the body Untreated TB can destroy lung tissue and make breathing difficult or impossible TB is a particular public health concern because it can spread easily through the air when a person with TB disease speaks coughs or

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PPD

Jul 03 2012When a nurse or other appropriate medical staff administers a PPD TB test he has given an inoculation - a screening test not a vaccination What you need to know: Choose V74 1 based on the fact that the physician uses the TB screen test to detect the disease's presence by inoculating the skin with the TB antigen

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TB Testing

Tuberculosis (TB) testing is done with a skin test also known as a PPD test PPD stands for purified protein derivative and is used to determine if you have ever come in contact with the bacterium that causes TB The test is administered in two visits to the doctor's office

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Tuberculosis Control Program

Tuberculosis Control Program The mission of the Connecticut Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program is to interrupt and prevent transmission of TB prevent emergence of drug-resistant TB and reduce and prevent death disability illness emotional trauma family disruption and social stigma caused by TB

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TB Skin Testing For School or Employment

TB Skin Testing TB skin tests are often performed regularly to detect Tuberculosis infection We perform tb skin testing for people who may need it done for school work externships immigration travelers foster parenting etc Our medical staff is especially trained on the correct administration interpretation of results and required

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Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB) is a communicable disease that is caused by bacteria (germs) that attack the lungs or other parts of the body such as the kidney spine or brain If not treated properly TB can be fatal Approximately one-third of the world's population - over 2 billion people - is infected with tuberculosis

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TB Screening Tests

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis TB primarily targets the lungs but may affect any area of the body such as the urinary tract central nervous system bones joints and/or other organs TB screening tests help to determine whether a person has become infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria

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Antigen

Antigen-induced Lymphocyte Proliferation Panel (Candida Tetanus TB PPD) - Measurement of human lymphocyte proliferative responses to various stimuli is a fundamental technique used to assess their biological status and functions Lymphocyte proliferation response to antigens such as Candida tetanus toxoid and tuberculin purified protein derivative (PPD) are evaluated as a function of

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis The bacteria usually attack the lungs but they can also damage other parts of the body TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs sneezes or talks If you have been exposed you should go to your doctor for tests

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Tuberculosis? WHAT?!?

Nov 02 2011It is a special blood test for TB What makes this so important is that once you have had the PPD it can leave antibodies that can be picked up again I tested positive for TB and so I think it was about 8 weeks after the initial PPD they tested me again with the Quantaferon Gold test and I was definitely positive for TB I had a chest x-ray

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Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs but can also affect other parts of the body Most infections show no symptoms in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which if left untreated kills about half of those affected

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Quest Diagnostics : QuantiFERON

Oct 01 2018QuantiFERON -TB Gold Plus blood test Latent tuberculosis infection is a growing concern In the US up to 13 million people have latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) 1 Without treatment an average 1 in 10 people with LTBI will get sick with TB disease 2 Testing for and treating LTBI in high-risk patients is the most effective way to prevent this from happening 3

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