The Philadelphia TB Newsletter is a publication that is intended to be a resource for clinicians, infection control personnel, and laboratories who diagnose, treat, and/or report tuberculosis (TB) in Philadelphia. The TB Newsletter provides treatment updates and recommendations, reviews local and national TB epidemiology, and presents case studies.

To view or download the TB Newsletter, click on an issue below.

Issue 1

Topics:
  • TB and Diabetes
  • Surveillance Update
  • World TB Day Links

Issue 2

Topics:
  • Home Isolation of TB Patients
  • TB in High Risk Populations: TB and the homeless
  • World TB Day - Save the Date

Issue 1

Topics:
  • Farewell, Barry!
  • PPD Shortage Update
  • Surveillance Update
  • World TB Day Links

Issue 1

Topics:
  • TB Drug Shortages
  • 2012 Surveillance
  • Total Drug Resistance

Issue 1

Topics:
  • TB 101 Course
  • World TB Day
  • New LTBI Regimen
  • Surveillance Update

Issue 1

Topics:
  • New LTBI Guide
  • Miliary TB
  • XDR-TB
  • Surveillance Update

Issue 1

Topics:
  • Reporting TB Suspects
  • New Peds Report Form
  • Miliary TB
  • XDR-TB
  • Surveillance Update

Issue 2

Topics:
  • Spotlight on Services
  • TB News in Brief
  • TB Self-Study Modules
  • TB in Pregnancy

Issue 2

Topics:
  • Treatment of LTBI
  • Infectious Tuberculosis
  • Notes from the Field

Issue 1

Topics:
  • Burmese Refugee Resettlement
  • Treating LTBI
  • Trends in TB: 2007

Issue 2

Topics:
  • TB Drug Development
  • Focus on Services
  • Drug Resistance

Issue 1

Topics:
  • Epidemiology
  • TB among Foreign Born
  • QuantiFeron
  • World TB Day
  • Pediatric TB
  • Reporting

Issue 2

Topics:
  • TB in a Hurricane Katrina Evacuee
  • Genotyping
  • New TB Drugs
  • Daycare Outbreak

Issue 3

Topics:
  • Discharging patients from the hospital
  • Extensively Drug Resistant TB
  • World TB Day