Resource Centre

Training Materials

Tuberculin Skin Test Sputum Smear Microscopy
Tuberculosis Cultures IGRAs
Laboratory Biosafety & Quality

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

Francis J Curry National TB Center - 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]