A disease caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that usually involves the lungs but could affect other parts of the body

Yes, if there is active (infectious) TB disease.

Yes, when all the following criteria have been met:

Some children may develop enlarged lymph nodes, usually in the neck, and be diagnosed with a nontuberculous lymph node infection. These infections are caused by bacteria referred to as nontuberculous mycobacteria. Nontuberculous mycobacteria are not considered contagious and no restrictions apply to participation in child care or group settings.

Adapted from Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools: A Quick Reference Guide.

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