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Tuberculosis - The Big Picture

In 2019, 1,161 cases of tuberculosis (TB) were reported in Texas. This represents an increase of 2.8% from 2018 when 1,129 cases were reported. The Texas rate for 2019 will be available after the U.S. Census releases 2019 population estimates. The 2018 rate was 3.9 per 100,000. TB can affect anyone but is more likely to be diagnosed in persons born in a foreign country where TB is prevalent, persons living with diabetes or HIV/AIDS, persons who abuse alcohol and other drugs, persons who live in congregate settings (including prisons and other detention centers), people who experience homelessness, and health care workers. Learn more...


Refugee Health Program

The DSHS Refugee Health Screening Program ceased operations effective January 31, 2017.

Tuberculosis in Texas

An Overview of HIV in Texas

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Texas

Hepatitis C in Texas

Hansen's Disease in Texas

Last updated August 16, 2021