Improving the Quality of Care: Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection

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  • Describe populations at high risk for infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis) and for developing tuberculosis (TB) disease once infected.
  • Explain the different testing options for diagnosing latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI), as well as their advantages and limitations.
  • Summarize the 2020 guidelines for the treatment of LTBI recommended by the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Posted on February 6th, 2023