A nurse is admitting a 14-year-old patient with tuberculosis. Which of the following should be included in the patient education?


• Patients diagnosed with tuberculosis must be in isolation for 2 weeks. After 2 weeks, the patient is no longer contagious.

• The patient will have to take multiple drugs for at least 9 months.

• The patient will always test positive, even after treatment.

• The patient could relapse if he is under stress or sick.

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