Tuberculosis links

Curry International Tuberculosis Center

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) creates, enhances, and disseminates state-of-the-art resources and models of excellence and performs research to control and eliminate tuberculosis in the United States and internationally.

California Tuberculosis Controllers Association

CTCA’s mission is the elimination of the threat of Tuberculosis from California through leadership and the developement of excellence in tuberculosis prevention and treatment.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of TB Elimination

The mission of the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) is to promote health and quality of life by preventing, controlling, and eventually eliminating tuberculosis from the United States, and by collaborating with other countries and international partners in controlling tuberculosis world-wide.

California Department of Public Health, Tuberculosis Control Branch

To protect and improve the health of all, the California Tuberculosis Control Branch (TBCB) provides leadership and resources to prevent and control tuberculosis (TB). The vision of the Tuberculosis Control Branch is to speed the decline of TB morbidity and mortality.

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics

FIND is a Product Development and Implementation Partnership (PDIP) devoted to developing and implementing diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases. An independent non-profit foundation based in Geneva with offices in Uganda and India, FIND focuses on a disease portfolio covering tuberculosis, malaria and human African trypanosomiasis. In its commitment to develop technologies that can be used as near as possible to where patients first seek care, FIND has accumulated an impressive pipeline of new diagnostic technologies.

BCG World Atlas

Variations in BCG vaccination practices impact the interpretation of TB diagnostics, such as the widely used Tuberculin Skin Test (TST). The World Atlas of BCG Policies and Practices will help clinicians make better diagnostic decisions concerning TB infection. These data are available for use as a searchable online tool for physicians and researchers alike.

Find TB Resources – TB Education and Training Resources

The Find TB Resources Website is a service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) to: search for TB education and training materials, find out how to order TB materials, locate TB images, locate TB-related web links, and much more.

The Online TST/IGRA Interpreter

The tool estimates the risk of active tuberculosis for an individual with a tuberculin skin test reaction of ≥5mm, based on his/her clinical profile. It is intended for adults tested with standard tuberculin (5 TU PPDS, or 2 TU RT-23) and/or a commercial Interferon Gamma release assay (IGRA).

Last updated April 12, 2024