Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 15th, 1995
Routine screening methods to detect TB at an early stage have remained largely unchanged throughout the century. Tuberculin sensitivity continues to be used as a key indicator of TB infection.
"The interpretation of tuberculin sensitivity in the light of previous Bacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccination can pose a diagnostic dilemma," researcher H. Johnson and colleagues wrote ("Tuberculin Sensitivity and the BCG Scar in Tuberculosis Contacts,"...
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