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Effective diagnosis, treatment, and management of tuberculosis (TB) requires close collaboration between the clinician and the public health department. The Oregon TB Program, in collaboration with local health departments, offers the following services:
"Each Health Care Provider knowing of or attending a case or suspect case of any of the diseases, infections or conditions listed in OAR 333-018-0015 [including Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. bovis] shall report such cases as specified. Where no Health Care Provider is in attendance, any individual knowing of such as case shall report in a similar manner. Each Health Care Facility...may establish administrative procedures to ensure that every case is reported. Each Licensed Laboratory shall report test results as specified in OAR 333-018-0015."
Reports should be made when any of the following is true:
See our fact sheet 12-dose Isoniazid (INH)/Rifapentine Regimen for Treatment of Latent TB Infection (LTBI)
Check the Tools for LHDs page for lab resources, case management, DOT tools, TB training and more...
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