TB Services Manual - Under revision

Please excuse us while we update the TB Services Manual. In the meantime, contact TB Program staff for case management questions or help finding TB forms or resources. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to assisting you.

TB Services Manual outlines how public health staff complete TB control tasks in Washington State. This manual provides guidelines, recommendations, and examples on different TB case management topics. In Washington State, state law and rule defines the way TB is controlled. You can review the state laws and rules around TB for Washington State. These are the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 70.28.005 and the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246-170.

TB Services Manual - Under Revision

Individual chapters

  • Table of Contents
  • Section 1: Introduction
  • Section 2: Surveillance
  • Section 3: B Notifications
  • Section 4: Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Disease
  • Section 5: Treatment of Tuberculosis Disease
  • Section 6: Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
  • Section 7: Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection
  • Section 8: Case Management
  • Section 9: Contact Investigation
  • Section 10: Laboratory Services
  • Section 11: Infection Control
  • Section 12: Confidentiality
  • Section 13: Interjurisdictional Transfer Notifications
  • Section 14: Patient Education
  • Forms
  • Glossary