Editor/Author：Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Welfare, R.O.C.(Taiwan)
Publisher：Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Welfare, R.O.C.(Taiwan)
Date of Publication：May. 2015
Content：This book describes the characteristics of pathogen causing tuberculosis (TB), symptoms, and treatment. This book also explain that TB is preventable, by giving patients with latent TB infection (LTBI) appropriate treatment when the result of examination is positive. Through LTBI treatment, TB transmission in the community will be blocked, and the goal of eliminating TB can be achieved in Taiwan in the near future.