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Screening and prevention of Tuberculosis : the impact of screening policy and practice on public health outcomes

MacIntyre, Chandini Raina

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Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease of public health importance due to the associated morbidity and mortality as well as the potential for transmission of infection to uninfected contacts. Tuberculosis can be prevented by screening of high risk groups and targeted prophylaxis with isoniazid (INH). Screening programs with structured guidelines exist for the screening of many groups at risk for TB, including refugees, contacts, health workers and prisoners, with some run by health authorities and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10986

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