Guidelines for TB-Dx

General Guidelines

Childhood Tuberculosis

  Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease

 Tuberculosis / HIV

 Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

  Tuberculin Skin Test

  IGRAs

   Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAAT)

 

General Guidelines

Canadian TB Standards 7th Edition - Download [Link]
Standards for TB care in India - Download [Link]
Diagnostic Standards and Classification of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children, 2000
ATS/CDC/IDSA - Download [Link]
International Standards for TB Care 3rd Edition, 2014 - Download [Link]
Tuberculosis: NICE Guideline, 2011
NICE, UK - Download [Link]

Childhood Tuberculosis

Guidance for National Tuberculosis Programmes on the Management of Tuberculosis in Children
World Health Organization - Download [Link]
Red Book, 2009
American Academy of Pediatrics - Download [Link]

   Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease

Statement: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Diseases, 2007
ATS/IDSA - Download [Link]

 Tuberculosis / HIV

Guidelines for intensified tuberculosis case finding and isoniazid preventive therapy for people living with HIV in resource constrained settings, 2010
WHO, Geneva - Download [Link]
Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents, 2009
CDC/NIH/IDSA - Download [Link]
Improving the diagnosis and treatment of smear-negative pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis among adults and adolescents : recommendations for HIV-prevalent and resource-constrained settings
World Health Organization 2007 - Download [Link]

Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis

WHO guidelines for the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis: 2011 update
StopTB, World Health Organization - Download [Link]
Guidelines for the Programmatic Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Emergency Update, 2008
World Health Organization - Download [Link]
Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians, 2nd Edition
Curry International Tuberculosis Center - Download [Link]

 Tuberculin Skin Test

Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection, 2000
ATS/CDC/IDSA - Download [Link]

  IGRAs

WHO Practical Directory of New Advances
Use of tuberculosis interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) in low- and middle- income countries Policy Statement Released - October 2011Summary [Download]
Full Report [Download]
Guidelines on interferon-g release assays for tuberculosis infection: concordance, discordance or confusion?
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, University of Cape Town, University College London Medical School, McGill University, Montreal Chest Institute - Download [Link]
ECDC Guidance IGRA, 2011
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control - Download [Link]
Diagnostik af Tuberkulose, 2011
Dansk Lungemedicinsk Selskab, Denmark - Download [Link]
Suositus tuberkuloosin kontaktiselvityksen toteuttamiseksi, 2011
Terveyden Ja Hyvinvoinnin Laitos, Finland - Download [Link]
Interferon Gamma Release Assays bij de diagnostiek van tuberculose, 2011
IGRA-werkgroep Commissie voor Praktische Tuberculosebestrijding, Netherlands - Download [Link]
Tuberkuloseveilederen som e-bok, 2011
Folkehelseinstituttet, Norway - Download [Link]
Handbuch Tuberkulose(Rohfassung), 2011
Kompetenzzentrum Tuberkulose, Switzerland - Download [Link]
Tuberculosis: NICE Guideline, 2011
NICE, UK - Download [Link]
Position Statement on Interferon-y Release Assays in the Detection of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
National Tuberculosis Advisory Committee, Australia - Download [Link]
Manual de Recomendações para o Controle da Tuberculose no Brasil, 2010
Ministério da Saúde, Brazil - Download [Link]
Recommendations on Interferon Gamma Release Assays for the Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection - 2010 Update
Canadian Tuberculosis Committee, Canada - Download [Link]
Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Ireland, 2010
Health Protection Surveillance Centre, Ireland - Download [Link]
医療施設内結核感染対策について, 2010
日本結核病学会予防委員会, Japan - Download [Link]
Tuberculose Latente: Projecto de expansão dos testes IGRA, 2010
Programa Nacional de Luta Contra a Tuberculose (PNT), Portugal - Download [Link]
Saudi guidelines for testing and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection: Joint Statement of the Saudi Thoracic Society, the Saudi Society of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the Saudi Association of Public Health, and the Society of Family and Community Medicine, 2010
Saudi Arabia - Download [Link]
Slovakian Guidelines on Latent Tuberculosis Testing, 2010
Ministerstva Zdravoníctva Slovenskej Republiky, Slovakia - Download [Link]
Consensus Document on the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Tuberculosis, 2010
Spanish Society of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR), Spain - Download [Link]
Updated Guidelines for Using Interferon Gamma Release Assays to Detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection, 2010
United States - Download [Link]
Neue Empfehlungen für die Umgebungsuntersuchungen
bei Tuberkulose
Deutsches Zentralkomitee zur Bekämpfung der Tuberkulose
New Recommendations for Contact Tracing in Tuberculosis
German Central Committee against Tuberculosis
Germany - Download [Link]
Aggiornamento Delle Raccomandazioni Per Le Attività Di Controllo Della Tubercolosi: Gestione dei contatti e della tubercolosi in ambito assistenziale, 2009
Ministero del Lavoro della Salute e delle Politiche Sociali, Italy - Download [Link]
Zalecenia postępowania w zapobieganiu i leczeniu gruźlicy u chorych leczonych antagonistami TNF-α / Recommendations for prophylaxis and management of tuberculosis in patients treated with TNF-α antagonists, 2008
Poland - Download [Link]
Empfehlungen für die Umgebungsuntersuchungen bei Tuberkulose, 2007
Deutsches Zentralkomitee zur Bekämpfung der Tuberkulose, Germany - Download [Link]
Test de détection de la production d'interféron-y pour le diagnostic des infections tuberculeuses, 2006
Haute Autorité de Santé, France - Download [Link]

  Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAAT)

Updated Guidelines for the Use of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests in the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis, 2009
Centers for Disease Control - Download [Link]