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Tuberculosis - The Big Picture

In 2017, 1,127 cases of tuberculosis (TB) were reported in Texas, a rate of 4.0 per 100,000 population. 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. 

 

Chart of TB Cases in Selected Counties, 2018: Harris 276, Dallas 155, Bexar 69, Tarrant 63, Hidalgo 61, Cameron 45, Travis 44, Total Texas TB Cases = 1,129

Chart of New HIV Diagnoses in Texas, 2010-2017

Chart of Primary and Secondary Syphilis is Texas, 2010-2017


Last updated November 14, 2019