TITLE

Screening immigrants to Canada for tuberculosis: Chest radiography or tuberculin skin testing?

AUTHOR(S)
Menzies, Dick
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/11/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 10, p1035
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on chest radiography and tuberculin skin test, two approaches being considered in Canada for screening immigrants for tuberculosis (TB). Sensitivity and specificity of the tuberculin skin test; Cost-effectiveness of tuberculin screening for TB; Pros and cons of chest radiography.
ACCESSION #
11235613

 

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