NICE Guideline: Tuberculosis (NG33)

Publication Date: 01 January 2016

The guidance as been approved for use in Scotland by the Scottish Health Protection Network Guidance Group (SHPN-GG). The guidance should ​be used in conjunction with the SHPN addendum.

This NICE Tu​berculosis Guideline​ covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosi​s (TB) in children, youn​g people and adults. It aims to improve ways of finding people who have TB in the community and recommends that everyone under 65 with latent TB should be treated. It describes how TB services should be organised, including the role of the TB control board.

Resource information

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance


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