Guidance

TB strain typing and cluster investigation: handbook

Guidance for public health staff involved in the investigation of tuberculosis clusters.

Documents

TB strain typing and cluster investigation handbook: 3rd edition (February 2014)

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Details

Public Health England has produced this handbook to provide:

  • guidance and support to public health staff involved in the investigation of clusters
  • agreed standards and criteria for the investigation of clusters
  • guidance on the recording of the processes and outcomes of such investigations

The third edition of the handbook was produced following the evaluation of the first 3 years of the national strain typing service and resulting recommendations.

Access the previous edition of the TB strain typing and cluster investigation handbook.

Published 25 February 2014