New 2016 Guidelines On The Diagnosis Of Tuberculosis

Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Practice Guidelines: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Adults and Children [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 8. pii: ciw694. [Epub ahead of print]:

The recommendations for the diagnosis of tuberculosis are summarized on pp 1 – 5 of the PDF. These recommendations are thoroughly discussed in the body of the paper. Anyone charged with decision making in the diagnosis of tuberculosis should carefully read this entire paper

Here are two tables from the PDF, pp 3 + 4, that summarize the recommendations:



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