Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 18th, 2001
"Childhood TB is an important indicator of public health success in interrupting and preventing TB transmission," wrote M.N. Lobato and colleagues, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia. "[We sought] to determine the frequency and types of missed opportunities for preventing TB among children less than five years of age."
The researchers collected data from the public health records of pediatric TB cases and their adult source cases. The child cases originated from...
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