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A4 International Standard for TB Care

A4 International Standard for TB Care

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INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS FOR
 Tuberculosis Care
DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT PUBLIC HEALTH
 
Endorsements:
For an updated list of endorsers, see the Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Cen-ter website at http://www.nationaltbcenter.edu/international/ or the Stop TB Partnershipwebsite at http://www.stoptb.org/.
Disclaimer:
Disclaimer: The information provided in this document is not official U.S. Governmentinformation and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for Interna-tional Development or the U.S. Government.
Suggested citation:
 Tuberculosis Coalition for Technical Assistance.
International Standards for TuberculosisCare (ISTC)
. The Hague: Tuberculosis Coalition for Technical Assistance, 2006.
Contact information:
Philip C. Hopewell, MDUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco General HospitalSan Francisco, CA 94110, USAEmail: phopewell@medsfgh.ucsf.edu
Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)Developed by the Tuberculosis Coalition for Technical Assistance (TBCTA)TBCTA Partners:
 
 Table of Contents
 Acknowledgements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2List of Abbreviations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4Summary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11Standards for Diagnosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17Standards for Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29Standards for Public Health Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45Research Needs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51
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