Information for Health Care Professionals
or more information send us an email or phone 619-692-5565.
The County of San Diego TB Control Program offers the following classes, training and educational materials for health care professionals throughout the county.
Local Resources for Clinicians
- Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) Information for Physicians
- Testing and Treatment Recommendations for Individuals Exposed to Active TB Disease
- San Diego Tuberculosis Risk Assessment
Federal Resources for Clinicians
- Interferon-Gamma Release Assays (IGRAs)
- TB Core Curriculum: What the Clinician Should Know
TSTin3d.com (An online TB risk calculator)
- CDC Mobile App for Latent TB Infection: CDC’s latest LTBI recommendations on an iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or Android.
One-page Clinic Fact Sheets for Patient Education
|• TB Skin Test||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• Negative TB Skin Test||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• Positive TB Skin Test||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• TB Infection||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• TB Disease and Treatment||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• 3-Month Follow-up Skin Test||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• TB & HIV||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• TB & the BCG Vaccine||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• Directly Observed Therapy (DOT)||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• Home Isolation Program (HIP)||English||Spanish||Tagalog||Vietnamese|
|• The TST and your Immune System||English||Spanish|
|• The TST Result and your Immune System||English||Spanish|
|• Taking Care of your Arm after the TST||English||Spanish|
|• TB: Get the Facts||English||Spanish||Tagalog|
|• Treating TB Infection||English||Spanish|
|• The Connection between TB and HIV||English||Spanish|
|• TB Services||English||Spanish|
|• "How did my child become infected with TB?"||English||Spanish|
|• "I May Be Infected with the TB Germ"||English||Spanish||Tagalog|
|• TB & Queso Fresco||English||Spanish|
English/Spanish Fact Sheets
Video and other media information about Tuberculosis and other diseases offered in multiple languages.
For more information send us an email or phone 619-692-5565.