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

Published inThe international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease, vol. 16, no. 1, p. 65-69
Publication date2012
Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) screening in prisons is recommended, but the appropriate methods remain controversial. Studies evaluating screening in remand prisons are scarce.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Chi-Square Distribution
  • Emigrants and Immigrants/statistics & numerical data
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Latent Tuberculosis/diagnosis/epidemiology
  • Male
  • Mass Screening/methods/statistics & numerical data
  • Middle Aged
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prevalence
  • Prisoners/statistics & numerical data
  • Prisons/statistics & numerical data
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
  • Time Factors
  • Tuberculin Test/statistics & numerical data
  • Tuberculosis/diagnosis/epidemiology/ethnology
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
RITTER, Catherine, ELGER, Bernice Simone. Prevalence of positive tuberculosis skin tests during 5 years of screening in a Swiss remand prison. In: The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease, 2012, vol. 16, n° 1, p. 65–69. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0159
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ISSN of the journal1027-3719
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