National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Training Center
What you need to know about
HOW TB SPREADS
1. Tuberculosis is usually spread in the air
2. When a person who has TB coughs or
sneezes another person can get infected
WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED?
1. If you have been coughing for
more than two weeks
2. You have close contact with a person
that has TB
THOSE AT RISK OF BEEN INFECTED
1. People living with HIV/AIDS
2. Those in close contact with people with TB
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