Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 16th, 1996
The Houston Department of Health and Human Services TB Control Program (Houston, TB Program) collaborates with independent school districts in Houston/Harris County to provide directly observed preventive therapy (DOPT) to students through school nurses in order to increase the number of children with significant tuberculin reactions who are placed on preventive treatment and who complete an adequate course of treatment.
The project was begun in 1994 as a pilot project in 30 schools...
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