Training Material

Tuberculin Tuberculin Skin Test
Tb Tuberculosis Cultures
TB Laboratory Biosafety & Quality
spectrum Sputum Smear Microscopy

Tuberculin Skin Test

Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test Training Materials Kit
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Download [Link]
Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Testing Training Guide
Global TB Institute, UMDNJ - Download [Link]
Curriculum for Training and Certifying Unlicensed Staff as TST Technicians
California Controllers Tuberculosis Association - Download [Link]

Sputum Smear Microscopy

Acid-Fast Direct Smear Microscopy Training Package
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Download [Link]
AFB Microscopy Training
RIT, Japan - Download [Link]
Technical Guide: Sputum Examination for Tuberculosis by Direct Microscopy in Low Income Countries
IUATLD 2000 - Download [Link]
FIND Training Manual for LED Microscopy
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva - Download [Link]
Fluorescence microscopy for disease diagnosis and environmental monitoring
World Health Organization, 2005 - Download [Link]
External Quality Assessment for AFB Smear Microscopy
Download [Link]

Tuberculosis Cultures

MGIT Procedure Manual
FIND/BD - Download [Link]
MODS: A User Guide
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru - Download [Link]
Checklist for key actions for the use of liquid culture and drug susceptibility testing (DST)
Retooling Task Force, Stop TB, WHO - Download [Link]


Training materials on QuantiFERON-TB Gold In Tube
Cellestis, Australia - Download [Link]
Training materials on T-SPOT.TB
Oxford Immunotec, UK - Download [Link]

Laboratory Biosafety & Quality

WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual
World Health Organization - Download [Link]
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL)
CDC/NIH - Download [Link]
Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP)
TDR/WHO - Download [Link]
Recommended Standards for TB Lab Services in Europe
WHO European Lab Strengthening Task Force - Download [Link]
Mycobacterium tuberculosis: assessing your laboratory
APHL 2009 - Download [Link]