: Annotated Internet Resources
Compiled by Allison Martin
Merck Manual Home Edition
Diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Dr. Greene discusses the effectiveness of the BCG vaccine.
CDC-NCHSTP-Division of TB Elimination : Major
Technical articles on tuberculosis.
International adoptions pose extra TB problems,
on Dr. Ellen Aronson's website
Treatment of Tuberculosis and Tuberculosis Infection
in Adults and Children.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Vol 149 1994
Slightly dated but substantial discussion of tuberculosis treatment of
children and adults.
Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center
Learning section includes knowledgable factsheets on testing and treatment
of TB in a Question and Answer format. Pediatric
Tuberculosis is an excellent Q&A on TB testing in children, including
BCG and testing recommendations.
Medical Library of the American Medical Association
Good introduction to TB and symtoms in children.
Ask NOAH About: Tuberculosis, Bureau of Tuberculosis
Control, New York City Department of Health
Tuberculosis questions and answers.
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center: TB Resources
Basic factsheets and articles on tuberculosis including TB
: Getting Cured and Skin
American Lung Association : TB
General TB factsheet.
World Health Organization (WHO) Tuberculosis
An international overview forTB detection and treatment.