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Questions and Answers About TB (Tuberculosis)

This page links to tuberculosis (TB) related questions, including what is TB, what is latent TB infection, and what is active TB disease.

Review Date: December 12, 2012

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB)

This document offers information on multidrug-resistant TB (MDR TB), tuberculosis that is resistant to at least two of the best anti-TB drugs, isoniazid and rifampicin. Learn what you can do to prevent the spread of MDR TB.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention

Tuberculosis Facts: You Can Prevent TB

If you have tuberculosis (TB) infection, you may need treatment so you will not get TB disease later. Find basic information about TB prevention, including how to know if one has TB infection and what to do if one has TB infection.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention