Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 8th, 2006
Study 1: Physician knowledge about latent tuberculosis (TB) infection is low in areas with low TB incidence.
"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...
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