Active TB

Guidelines for screening, testing, and treatment of TB disease are provided below. Links to local, state, national, and global TB resources are also included.

Reporting forms may be Faxed or by Phone, Please call during business hours.

 

Reporting Phone #: (619) 692-8610

Reporting Fax #: (619) 692-5516

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  • Reporting

    Reporting forms may be faxed to (619) 692-5516 or by phone call (619) 692-8610, Please call during business hours.

    Information for active TB cases is provided below. Discharge plans and procedures are included.

    Active/Suspected TB Cases
    In accordance with California Regulations, and California Health and Safety Code 121365 all patients with suspected or confirmed active TB disease must be reported to San Diego County TB Control within 24 hours of initial suspicion.

     

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  • Discharge Plan

    Discharge Approval for in-facility patients
    In accordance with California Regulations, and California Health and Safety Code 121361 hospitalized patients with suspected or confirmed active tuberculosis must have approval from San Diego County TB Control prior to hospital discharge. Discharge care plan forms may be faxed to (619) 692-5516. Instructions are included with the form.

    For more information, please call (619) 692-8610 (8:00am - 5:00pm on weekdays).

    Weekend/holidays case reports/discharge review, please call (619) 540-0194 (Mobile).

     

Adult Medicine

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Pediatrics

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Help us eliminate TB. Click the link below to find out more.

San Diego County TB Elimination Initiative.

 

For more information, call 619-692-5565 or send us an email.