World TB Day 2022

Without treatment, 1 in 10 people with

latent TB infection will develop TB disease

How to Think, Test, and Treat TB

1. Think

Think: Am I at risk for TB infection?

Anyone can get TB, but you might have a higher risk for TB if you:

 

2. Test

Test: What TB test is needed?

The IDC recommends that people that are at increased risk should be tested for TB.

There are two types of tests:

 

2. Treat

Treat: What are the treatment options?

If you have inactive TB, treating it is the best way to protect you from getting sick with active TB disease. There are several short and convenient treatment options available.

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