TITLE

Tuberculosis: 10. Prevention

AUTHOR(S)
Menzies, Dick; Nan Tannenbaum, Terry; FitzGerald, J. Mark
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/99, Vol. 161 Issue 6, p717
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses ways to prevent the transmission of tuberculosis from patients with active, contagious forms of the disease to uninfected people in Canada. Details on prevention through prompt isolation of infected people and vaccination before exposure; Importance of identifying risk factors; Diagnosis of tuberculosis through testing; Treatment of the disease.
ACCESSION #
2291182

 

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