Tuberculosis

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Jan 16, 2017
WHO Tuberculosis Topic Page

http://www.who.int/tb/en/

Access publications, fact sheets and research from the World Health Organization on TB.

Source: WHO

Jan 16, 2017
Pulmonary tuberculosis

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000077.htm

Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious bacterial infection that involves the lungs. It may spread to other organs

Source: MEDLINE

Jan 16, 2017
Oregon TB Rules and Statutes

https://public.health.oregon.gov/DiseasesConditions/CommunicableDisease/Tuberculosis/Pages/oars.aspx

Learn about Oregon-related rules pertaining to Tuberculosis.

Source: Oregon Public Health

Jan 16, 2017
Oregon Tuberculosis Program

https://public.health.oregon.gov/DiseasesConditions/CommunicableDisease/Tuberculosis/Pages/index.aspx

To control the spread of TB in Oregon, the TB Program works with local health departments and private medical providers.

Source: Oregon Public Health

Jan 16, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Topic: Tuberculosis

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/tb/

Transmission of tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in healthcare and other congregate settings where many people share the same space for extended periods of time. Prisons, jails, homeless and social assistance shelters, and emergency shelters are examples of congregate spaces where the spread of TB often occurs.

Source: NIOSH

Dec 01, 2002
Tuberculosis Information

https://www.cdc.gov/tb/

Information from the CDC on TB relating to exposures, patient information. treatment, prevention and research.

Source: CDC

Dec 01, 2002
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Tuberculosis

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/tuberculosis/index.html

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2008, nearly one-third of the world's population is infected with Tuberculosis (TB), which kills almost 1.6 million people per year. TB is now the second most common cause of death from infectious disease in the world after human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS).

Source: OSHA