TB Health Care Professionals Information

The Olmsted County Tuberculosis Clinic was opened in 2001 and is located in the Olmsted County Public Health Services building.  It is staffed by Olmsted County public health nursing and laboratory staff and Mayo Clinic physicians specializing in tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment.  All medical practitioners in Olmsted County are encouraged to refer patients with suspected active tuberculosis to the Olmsted County Tuberculosis Clinic for radiologic and laboratory testing and appropriate rule-out. All active TB cases residing in Olmsted County should be referred to the Olmsted County TB Clinic for medical management of their treatment, Directly Observed Therapy (DOT), and contact investigations.  Interpreter services are provided when needed.
These services are also available to residences of neighboring Southeastern Minnesota Counties who have contracted with Olmsted County to provide the service.  Please consult with your local public health administrator to determine eligibility.

Tuberculosis Protocols

Diagnosis of Active Tuberculosis Disease (PDF 26 KB)
Targeted Testing for Tuberculosis Infection (PDF 9 KB)
Treatment and Monitoring of Latent TB Infection (PDF 14 KB)