Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 4th, 1995
Cities such as New York, New York; Los Angeles, California; Boston, Massachusetts; and Houston, Texas, have started wide-spread screenings in schools in recent years but may not be getting the best value for their dollars, researchers suggest.
A better strategy is to target youngsters most likely to have TB, such as immigrants, said researchers led by Dr. Janet C. Mohle-Boetani of the California Department of Health Services in Berkeley.
Her team analyzed...
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