A study of the epidemiology of tuberculosis in a village community in South India

Frimodt-Moller, J. (1959) A study of the epidemiology of tuberculosis in a village community in South India. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 6 (3). pp. 84-95.

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Abstract

The present paper deals with observations made in the villages surrounding Madanapalle within a radius of about ten miles during the years 1950 to 1955. During this time the population of 194 villages has been submitted to periodical examinations by tuberculin tests and mass radiography. The majority of cases of active and bacillary pulmonary tuberculosis have been admitted to a special isolation hospital of 75 beds and kept under treatment there until the bacilli disappeared.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Epidemiology, Tuberculosis, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Village Community, South India, Popukation Movements, Population Structure, Tuberculin Reactions, M.M. X-Rays
Subjects:Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Bacterial Infections > Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections > Actinomycetales Infections > Mycobacterium Infections > Tuberculosis
Population Characteristics > Population
Population Characteristics > Demography
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > India
Immunologic and Biological Factors > Immunologic Factors > Antigens > Antigens, Bacterial > Tuberculin
Persons > Population Groups
Health Occupations > Medicine > Epidemiology
Investigative Techniques > Epidemiologic Methods
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Skin Tests > Tuberculin Test
Environment and Public Health > Public Health > Epidemiologic Methods
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:765
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:31 August 2005

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