TITLE

Latent tuberculosis: revised treatment guidelines

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica; Fisman, David N.
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/28/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 9, p937
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the revised treatment guidelines issued by the American Thoracic Society and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for tuberculosis (TB). Factors that increased the risk of reactivation of TB; Details of the use of Mantoux tuberculin skin test in TB diagnosis; Consequence of the use of directly observed therapy among TB patients.
ACCESSION #
11105983

 

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