The annual risk of tuberculous infection in Orissa state, India

Shashidhara, A.N; Chadha, V.K.; Jagannatha, P.S.; Ray, T.K and Mania, R.N (2004) The annual risk of tuberculous infection in Orissa state, India. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 8 (5). pp. 545-551.

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Abstract

A community-based, cross-sectional tuberculin survey was conducted among children aged 1–9 years residing in a sample of rural and urban areas of eight districts of Orissa State. A stratified sampling was adopted for selection of clusters. Highly trained designated tuberculin testers administered 0.1 ml (1 TU) of PPD RT 23 with Tween 80 by the Mantoux method to 10 626 children. Transverse tuberculin reaction sizes were measured about 72 h later by trained designated tuberculin readers. The number of children satisfactorily test-read was 10 191.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:tuberculosis; infection; prevalence; tuberculin skin test; annual risk; Orissa
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests
Persons > Age Groups > Child
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Biological Products > Vaccines
ID Code:356
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:28 July 2005

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