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TB Control Manual

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 Files
Yukon Communicable Disease Control – TB Control
TOC Table of Contents September 2016

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Chapter 1 Introduction June 2014

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Chapter 2 Yukon Communicable Disease Control – TB Control June 2014

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Chapter 3 Definition of Terms June 2014

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Chapter 4 Basic Facts about Tuberculosis (TB) September 2016

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Chapter 5 TB Surveillance and YCDC Tuberculosis Screening Program Forms June 2014

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Chapter 6 TB Screening September 2016

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Chapter 7 TB Screening Tests September 2016

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Chapter 8 Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI) September 2016

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Chapter 9 Treatment of Active TB Disease June 2014

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Chapter 10 Contact Investigation May 2015

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Chapter 11 Infection Prevention and Control for TB June 2014

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Appendix A Helpful Hints for Completing the Tuberculosis Screening Program Form June 2014

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Appendix B Access to Tuberculin Skin Testing (TST) In Yukon June 2014

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Appendix C Tuberculin Skin Testing (TST) June 2014

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Appendix D Guidelines for The Use of Interferon Gamma Release Assays (IGRA) June 2014

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Appendix E Collection and Submission of Specimens for TB Testing June 2014

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Appendix F Sputum Induction June 2014

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Appendix G Monitoring During Treatment for Latent TB Infection and Active TB Disease September 2016

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Appendix H Tips for Administering TB Medications June 2014

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Appendix I Management of Active / Suspect TB Cases June 2014

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Appendix J TB Resources June 2014

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Appendix K Sample Forms and Documents June 2014

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Contact info

Yukon Communicable Disease Control

Sexually transmitted infections confidential testing
Monday to Friday
Appointments – 8:30am to noon
Drop-in – 12:30pm to 4:00pm

TB testing by appointment

Phone: 867-667-8323

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8323

Fax: 867-667-8349

Mailing Address:

Yukon Communicable Disease Control (4 HospRd)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: 4 Hospital Road | Whitehorse, YT [map]

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