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 Separation from mom w/TB  



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When is the separation of the infant is necessary from a mother with TB?




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if mother has suspected TB at delievery, separete the infant till CXR is taken
If CXR of mom is +, then infant remains separated till acid fast is taken (if acid fast +, start mom on anti TB tx n put infant on INH, now infant does not need to be separated from mother)

-Separation from the mother is necessary if she is hospitalized for TB or she has suspected drug-resistant TB





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