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Prevalence of positive tuberculosis skin tests during 5 years of screening in a Swiss remand prison

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Published in International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2012, vol. 16, no. 1, p. 65-9
Abstract Tuberculosis (TB) screening in prisons is recommended, but the appropriate methods remain controversial. Studies evaluating screening in remand prisons are scarce.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAgedAged, 80 and overChi-Square DistributionEmigrants and Immigrants/statistics & numerical dataFemaleHumansLatent Tuberculosis/diagnosis/epidemiologyMaleMass Screening/methods/statistics & numerical dataMiddle AgedPredictive Value of TestsPrevalencePrisoners/statistics & numerical dataPrisons/statistics & numerical dataSwitzerland/epidemiologyTime FactorsTuberculin Test/statistics & numerical dataTuberculosis/diagnosis/epidemiology/ethnologyYoung Adult
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RITTER, Catherine, ELGER, Bernice Simone. Prevalence of positive tuberculosis skin tests during 5 years of screening in a Swiss remand prison. In: International Journal of Tuberculosis & Lung Disease, 2012, vol. 16, n° 1, p. 65-9. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:29138

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