Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 3rd, 2006
"To understand physicians' knowledge and attitudes toward the treatment of young children with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in a low-incidence region, we conducted a cross-sectional survey of 525 pediatricians and 525 family practitioners in North Carolina," researchers in the United States report.
"Of 1,050 surveys mailed, 149 (14%) were returned," said Jason E. Stout at Duke University and collaborators. "In the previous year, 96% of responding physicians had treated children who had emigrated from a tuberculosis (TB) endemic country. During...
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