Purpose:  Motivate patients who test positive to accept treatment

Information:

  • TB infection can turn into TB disease
  • People with TB infection don’t feel sick and can’t give TB to their families
  • People with TB disease do feel sick and can give TB to their families
  • It is important to take medicine for TB infection so it doesn’t turn into TB disease

Suggested uses:

  • Use as a conversation starter with patients who test positive for TB infection
  • Give to patients who test positive for TB infection

Materials:

 


This information is provided by Tuberculosis Prevention and Control Program within the Department of Public Health.