Guidelines for Tuberculosis Diagnosis

General Guidelines Childhood Tuberculosis
Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease Tuberculosis / HIV
Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Tuberculin Skin Test
IGRAs Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAAT)

General Guidelines

Diagnostic Standards and Classification of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children, 2000

ATS/CDC/IDSA - Download [Link]

International Standards for TB Care

TBCTA 2006 - Download [Link]

Tuberculosis: NICE Guideline

NICE, UK - Download [Link]

Canadian TB Standards

PHAC/CTS - 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]

Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease

Statement: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Diseases, 2007

ATS/IDSA - Download [Link]

Tuberculosis / HIV

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

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

Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center - Download [Link]

Tuberculin Skin Test

Targeted Tuberculin Testing and Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection, 2000

ATS/CDC/IDSA - Download [Link]


Updated Guidelines for Using Interferon Gamma Release Assays to Detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection

United States, 2010 - Download [Link]

Recommendations on Interferon Gamma Release Assays for the Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection - 2010 Update

Canadian Tuberculosis Committee - Download [Link]

Survey of IGRA Guidelines, 2009

2nd Global Symposium on IGRAs, Dubrovnik, 2009 - 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 Diseas Control - Download [Link]