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Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Screening

Release Date: September 2016

Recommendation Summary

PopulationRecommendationGrade
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Asymptomatic adults at increased risk for infection

The USPSTF recommends screening for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in populations at increased risk.

B

To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, click here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, click here.

Related Information for Health Professionals

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Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: September 2016

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. September 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/latent-tuberculosis-infection-screening

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