TITLE

Tuberculosis: epidemiology and contact tracing

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 60, pii98
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents several abstracts on tuberculosis. They include "Should Mediastinoscopy Be Performed Routinely for Mediastinal Lymph Nodes When Tuberculosis Is Suspected," by L.P. Ormerod, S. Khalid and J. Blaikey, "Importance of Accurate Classification of Deaths in Patients With Tuberculosis," by N. Boparai, R. Miller, A. Goodburn, G. Scott and H. Booth, "How Is Peripheral Lymph Node Tuberculosis Managed in Clinical Practice?," by J. Blaikey, S. Khalid, L.P. Ormerod and "Is Immigrant Screening for Tuberculosis Worthwhile?," by S. Grundy and J. Barclay.
ACCESSION #
19836653

 

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