Montana Tuberculosis Program Manual

These guidelines are designed to provide general guidance regarding control activities for tuberculosis in Montana. Because guidelines may change, readers should consult their local or state health department for the most current guidelines.


01 Introduction
02 Surveillance
03 Targeted Testing for Latent Tuberculosis Infection
04 B Notifications
05 Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Disease
06 Treatment of Tuberculosis Disease
07 Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
08 Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
09 Case Management
10 Contact Investigation
11 Laboratory Services
12 Patient Education
13 Confidentiality
14 Transfer Notifications
15 Supplies, Materials, and Services
17 Glossary


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