Tuberculosis (TB) rates have increased worldwide. A local prison facility has just completed their yearly TB screening of inmates and employees. The screening program resulted in identification of 3 inmates and 2 staff members with positive Mantoux tests. In your post:

  • Discuss the associated causality, risk, and current rates of prevalence for Tuberculosis in¬†your¬†community.
  • Explain the linkages between epidemiology and communicable diseases
  • What placed these inmates at high risk for TB?
  • Identify which government agency must be notified immediately.
  • Discuss what would be the next nursing action for both those infected and not infected.
  • Must include at least one nursing journal article in APA