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Evaluation of tuberculosis control programmes

World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.

Evaluation of tuberculosis control programmes

report on a seminar convened by the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization : Copenhagen, 19-23 June 1972.

by World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.

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Published by The Office in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis -- prevention & control -- Europe - congresses.,
  • Tuberculosis -- Prevention.,
  • Tuberculosis -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    Limited cataloging.

    SeriesEURO -- 1204
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19978077M

    Laboratory testing Testing guidelines Laboratory testing for TB is indicated in people with a clinically compatible illness, particularly if they are at increased risk of TB. Tuberculosis case rates are down substantially from and the earlier years used for the estimates, and implementation of community and workplace tuberculosis control measures appears to be considerably improved. People who are receiving tumor necrosis factor blockers to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions are also at increased risk for disease progression. Targeted screening of high risk groups. Surveillance objectives To identify and treat infectious cases of TB in a timely manner.

    Develop improved sputum collection and transportation systems. The study committee met three times and on two of these occasions heard from a number of delegations including producer groups, industry representatives, veterinary associations, and other scientists. Screen contacts to identify the newly infected, with persons in close prolonged contact with pulmonary cases as first priority. The most important priorities for TB control and prevention are: The timely identification and treatment of persons with active TB. Because drug resistance is relatively common in some parts of the world, travelers who have TST or IGRA conversion associated with international travel should consult experts in infectious diseases or pulmonary medicine.

    They are also more sensitive than the acid-fast bacillus smear but less sensitive than culture. Improve communication and outreach Screening clinically and socially vulnerable risk groups for TB. Question 1: Are health care and selected other categories of workers at greater risk of infection, disease, or mortality due to tuberculosis than others in the community in which they reside? However, the difficult culture process for this slow-growing organism can take two to six weeks for blood or sputum culture. If tuberculosis case rates continue to decline, the maintenance of expertise and vigilance will not be easy. Insufficient information is available to assess the effectiveness of control measures in other workplaces.


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NAAT take only hours to run and results are usually available within a day. Workplace outbreaks of tuberculosis were often associated with lapses in infection control measures. To identify and monitor drug resistance. In nature, the bacterium can grow only within the cells of a host organism, but M.

For engineering controls, available data suggest that the rate of installation of negative-pressure isolation rooms has increased, but not all in-use rooms are assessed on a daily basis to ensure that they remain under negative pressure.

Sputum Evaluation of tuberculosis control programmes book from patients at high-risk of having TB should be performed in negative-pressure ventilation rooms.

When other macrophages attack the infected macrophage, they fuse together to form a giant multinucleated cell in the alveolar lumen.

Enhanced data are collected for each notified case of TB, which includes risk factor information, clinical diagnostics and treatment outcomes. Evaluation of tuberculosis control programmes book Capacity The resurgence of tuberculosis in communities and the outbreaks of the disease in workplaces prompted a range of public and private responses.

It is only recommended for specific high-risk groups [ 1011 ] such as: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander neonates in communities of high incidence of TB.

CSF, bone, lymph node, and peritoneum by radiological guidance or at operation. The specific charges were to assess the feasibility of eradication; evaluate what changes in program standards, procedures, and regulations, including the additional financial resources, would be needed to achieve eradication; review the literature for more effective ways of detecting bovine tuberculosis than the tuberculin skin test; assess the need to expand the tuberculosis program to farm-ranched nonbovine species; and assess the adequacy of requirements to prevent reintroduction of bovine tuberculosis from livestock entering the United States, particularly cattle coming from Mexico.

Effects Overall, the measures recommended by CDC in and earlier to prevent the transmission of tuberculosis in health care facilities have contributed to ending hospital outbreaks of tuberculosis and preventing new ones.

This strategy stresses 1 better methods for identifying people with recently acquired tuberculosis infection, 2 stronger efforts to effectively treat people who could benefit from treatment of infection, 3 research to develop effective vaccines, 4 more active product development initiatives focused on diagnostic and treatment technologies, and 5 research to tackle the problem of patient and provider failure to follow treatment recommendations.

Most NAAT assays have been validated only on respiratory specimens so their performance characteristics on extra-pulmonary samples are uncertain. After years of effective treatment and declining case rates, tuberculosis control measures were not a priority in either the community or the workplace.

In the early s, about 0. Can an agency contract out for services related to respiratory protection?

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Yes, but an in-house, on-site program administrator must also be present. Post migration Post migration screening is carried out in conjunction with jurisdictional TB Prevention and Control Services.

Most private practioners consider themselves unaccountable to the government. Cattle transmitted the disease to each other, most likely by Evaluation of tuberculosis control programmes book routes, and to humans, chiefly via infected raw milk. Would you like to send us a comment about this page?

Given low completion rates of the 6- to 9-month isoniazid regimen, shorter-duration regimens are generally preferred. Culture-based susceptibility testing is recommended for all patients with a positive culture, regardless of the availability of molecular testing, to guide the final determination on the appropriate drug regimen.

Implementation Data from surveys, facility inspections, and other sources indicate that institutional departures from recommended tuberculosis control policies and procedures were common, if not the norm, in the late s and the early s.

This helped with the reporting of all TB cases. Mycobacterium bovis M.

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A diagnosis of TB disease can be made using clinical criteria in the absence of microbiologic confirmation. Pulmonary TB Sputum should be collected as early-morning samples on 3 separate days for highest sensitivity.

Bioeconomic models of bovine tuberculosis in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Ireland are reviewed, and conclusions about the benefits and Evaluation of tuberculosis control programmes book of alternative strategies are drawn.Introduction to Program Evaluation Overview The mission of the Georgia Tuberculosis (TB) Program is to control transmission, prevent illness and ensure treatment of disease due to tuberculosis.

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