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Interventions Used to Screen for Tuberculosis: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: June 24, 2019
Project Number: RA1043-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of interventions used to screen individuals for tuberculosis?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the screening of individuals for tuberculosis?

Key Message

Twelve systematic reviews (eight with meta-analysis) were identified regarding the clinical effectivenessof interventions used to screen individuals for tuberculosis. In addition, four evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the screening of individuals for tuberculosis.