Managing tuberculosis (TB) in prisons
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Tuberculosis (TB) and other mycobacterial diseases: diagnosis, screening, management and data and Public health in prisons and secure settings
- 1 May 2013
Screening for tuberculosis (TB) in prisons, treating TB and reporting cases - guidance for prison healthcare teams.
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This guidance covers:
- screening new prisoners for TB
- handling people who develop symptoms in prison
- reporting cases of TB
- managing people with existing conditions
- treating people with confirmed pulmonary TB
- treating people with extra pulmonary TB or with latent TB infection
- discharging or transferring people with TB
Published: 1 May 2013