See NICE guideline (www.nice.org.uk).

Advice must be sought from a Chest Physician (Raigmore Hospital, tel: 01463 704363 or 01463 704364) in all cases.

Test for HIV in all newly diagnosed cases of TB. Report all cases to the Health Protection Team (tel: 01463 704886 during normal working hours, 01463 704000 for out of hours).

For glossary of terms see Glossary.

Last reviewed: 29/09/2023

Next review date: 29/09/2026

Author(s): Antimicrobial Management Team.

Approved By: TAM Subgroup of ADTC

Reviewer name(s): Area Antimicrobial Pharmacist.

Document Id: AMT161