Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 7th, 1996
Researchers Xilla T. Ussery and colleagues from the CDC's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination suggest that more specific criteria for diagnosing or confirming tuberculosis is needed in young children, and a better method for incorporating information about confirmed epidemiologic links to known TB cases is also warranted.
Between 1953, when national surveillance for tuberculosis began, and the mid-1980's the number of TB cases in the United States reported each year among children...
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