Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 30th, 1997
Researcher C. Raina MacIntyre and colleagues concluded that routine, institution-wide screening is superior to contact screening alone in response to discrete outbreaks.
"Increasing incarceration rates and longer inmate sentences mean that crowding in prisons is not readily amenable to change," MacIntyre et al. wrote ("Impact of Tuberculosis Control Measures and Crowding on the Incidence of Tuberculous Infection in Maryland Prisons," Clinical Infectious Diseases, June...
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