Find out about the TB Control Manual for health professionals

This manual is a reference guide for health professionals in Yukon. It is intended to inform and support consistent and appropriate TB screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment practices.

Section Title Updated
1 Introduction June 2014
2 Yukon Communicable Disease Control – TB control June 2014
3 Definition of terms June 2014
4 Basic facts about tuberculosis (TB) June 2014
5 TB surveillance and screening program forms September 2016
6 TB screening June 2014
7 TB screening tests September 2016
8 Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI) September 2016
9 Treatment of active TB disease January 2019
10 Contact investigation June 2014
11 Infection prevention and control for TB May 2015
A Helpful hints for completing the screening program form June 2014
B Access to Tuberculin Skin Testing (TST) in Yukon June 2014
C Tuberculin skin testing in Yukon June 2014
D Guidelines for Interferon Gamma Release Assays (IGRA) June 2014
E Collection and submission of specimens for TB testing June 2014
F Sputum induction June 2014
G Monitoring during treatment January 2019
H Tips for administering TB medications June 2014
I Management of active or suspect TB cases June 2014
J TB resources June 2014
K Sample forms and documents June 2014