Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 29th, 1997
To determine the usefulness of TST in an area with high BCG vaccination, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers conducted a survey in Botswana, a country with very high rates of TB and very high BCG vaccine use: over 90 percent of children have been vaccinated ("Tuberculin Skin Test Survey in a Pediatric Population with High BCG Vaccination Coverage --...
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