Contact Investigation for Tuberculosis Control. Tim Epps & Bill White Division of Disease Prevention-TB Virginia Department of Health. Learning Objectives. At the end of this lecture, the participants will be able to: Describe the situations in which a contact investigation should be done;
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Tim Epps & Bill White
Division of Disease Prevention-TB
Virginia Department of Health
At the end of this lecture, the participants will be able to:
Above is a starting point for estimating the period of likely infectiousness.
Interview the patient and/or review medical records to determine duration of symptoms.
If estimates vary, use the longer time.
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