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Learn about tuberculosis infection

Learn about tuberculosis infection

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Published by NIAID, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health in [Bethesda, Md.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis -- Transmission -- United States,
  • Tuberculosis -- United States,
  • Tuberculosis -- Treatment -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesNIH publication -- no. 99-4545
    ContributionsNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7, [3] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14500693M
    OCLC/WorldCa42364154

      Identification and treatment of children with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) has become an important component of tuberculosis (TB) control efforts. The goals of TB screening programs are case finding and treatment of TB disease, identification and treatment of latent infection to prevent development of disease, and decreased transmission. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "June " Description: x pages, pages [] illustrations ; 26 cm. Contents: Global epidemiology of tuberculosis / Dermot Maher and Mario Raviglione --Epidemiology of tuberculosis in the United States / Eileen Schneider, Marisa Moore, and Kenneth G. Castro --The DOTS strategy for controlling the global tuberculosis .


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