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Health Care Provider Information - Miscellaneous Forms and Resources

Forms

TB Referral form
TB Evaluation and Referral form instructions
Pediatric Physical Evaluation Form
Sputum Specimen Form
WCHD/Hospital Discharge Form
Interjurisdictional Tuberculosis Notification Form


Guidelines and Procedures

2010 Guidelines for using Quantiferon Gold Test
Guidelines for Physician assessing child suspected with tuberculosis
Roles and Responsibilities of Physician/Health Officer/Public Health Nurse treating child with active TB
Placing and Reading skin test
Sputum Collection Procedures
Two Step skin testing
Gastric Pediatric Procedure
Recognizing scar from BCG vaccine

Regulations for TB

Washington State TB Manual
TB, Notifiable Condition; refers to Washington Administrative Code (WAC)
Childcare WAC
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center WAC
Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005
Health Care Facility WAC
TB Infection Control in Healthcare Settings; CDC
Adult Family Care WAC
Boarding Home WAC
Nursing Home WAC
TB Control in Correctional Facility; WISHA
Labor and Industry TB Control Plan; DOSH
TB Control Recommendations in Correctional Facilities; MMWR


Resources


Center for Disease Control TB
Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center
National Prevention Information Network; what's new in TB
Washington State Public Health Lab
Washington State TB Program

Educational Materials for Patients

TB Patient Educational Materials
TB Get the Facts Pamphlet (English)
TB Get the Facts Pamphlet (Spanish)
Treatment of latent TB
TB Infection Pediatric Brochure
TB Educational Materials in Multiple Languages

 





Contact Information

WCHD Tuberculosis Program
1500 North State Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Telephone: (360) 676-4593
E-mail:  health@co.whatcom.wa.us (ATTN: TB Program)

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