WHEN AND WHY TO REPORT:
It is required by the state of Texas that individuals deemed cases of Tuberculosis disease must be reported within one business day to the local health authority. Reporting patients with Latent Tuberculosis infection to the local health authority is also required and must be done within one business week. Texas Health & Safety Code Subtitle D. Prevention, Control, and Reports of Disease, Chapter 81.
WHERE TO REPORT
- Fax all TB forms, reports, and related information to our secure TB fax line: 832-471-1818 including provider contact information for potential follow-up.
- Please contact our Case Registry line at 281-238-3564. Calls will be returned within 24 business hours.
LATENT TB REPORTING DOCUMENTS:
Diagnosing and Treating TB
Please refer to the following resources for assistance in diagnosing and treating TB:
- Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis: What the Clinician Should Know,
- Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis,