APHL members and staff, in conjunction with CDC, have updated the content of the TB Self-Assessment Tool, Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Assessing Your Laboratory to reflect the changes in the TB diagnostic testing since the last edition was published in 2013. The original document was created in 1995 to assist laboratories in assessing the quality of their TB diagnostic practices.
Updates in the 2019 Version
The 2019 version enhances and improves upon the two prior versions. Specific changes include:
Using the Toolkit
Laboratories are encouraged to incorporate this tool into their quality assurance practices to determine laboratory areas that may be in need of improvement.TB Self-Assessment Tool - PDF Version