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Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults

This topic is in the process of being updated. Please go to the Update in Progress section to see the latest documents available.


This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for latent tuberculosis infection in adults.


Current Recommendation

Release Date: 1996

The previous evidence review and recommendation is outdated.

Update in Progress

In an effort to make the USPSTF recommendations clearer and its processes more transparent, the Task Force is sharing drafts of many of its documents for public comment, including draft Research Plans and draft Recommendation Statements. As a result, the final Recommendation Statement is not yet available.

Supporting Documents

Research Plan

USPSTF members work with researchers from an independent Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) to create a Research Plan that guides the systematic review of the evidence. The Research Plan consists of an analytic framework, key questions, and a literature search strategy or research approach.

Research Plan Related Items
Draft Research Plan for Public Comment
(June 5–July 2, 2014)
N/A

Current as of July 2014


Internet Citation:

Screening for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Adults, Topic Page. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspstubr.htm


 


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