Role of tuberculin test in surveillance of tuberculosis

Krishna Murthy, M.S.; Shashidhara, A.N.; Channabasavaiah, R.; Kale, R.V. and Chakravarthy, J. (1989) Role of tuberculin test in surveillance of tuberculosis. In: Indo US Workshop, 1989, Madras, India.

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Abstract

The National Tuberculosis Control Programme (NTP) is in operation since 1962, and its quantitative achievement at present, is being monitored through records and reports received from various District Tuberculosis Centres (DTCs). These reports may not reflect the true tuberculosis situations prevailing in respective areas. Even if the accuracy of the reporting systems is further improved, it is ultimately based on indirect evidences drawn out from the reporting from different centres.

EPrint Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuberculin, Tuberculosis Survelliance, National Tuberculosis Control Programme
Subjects:Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
-Institutional Repositories > National Tuberculosis Institute
Health Care Economics and Organizations > Health Planning > National Health Programs
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
ID Code:387
Deposited By:Librarian Sudha S Murthy
Deposited On:28 July 2005

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