Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Ireland, 2010 - Amended 2014
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Publication Date: June 2010 - Amended 2014
Amendment – July 2014An amendment has been made to both Chapter 7 (Section 7.4, P. 91 –new bullet point 7) on BCG vaccination and Chapter 9 (Figure 9.1, P. 116 and P. 117) on Screening in Special Situations. This amendment relates to the recommendation for BCG vaccination in healthcare workers (HCWs) and is in line with updated advice issued by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee of Ireland in June 2014. Amendment - January 2014An amendment has been made to figure 8.2 P. 104 : “Mantoux > 5mm AND increase on initial test > 5mm” changed to “Mantoux > 5mm”.