Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 28th, 1998
The researchers found that tuberculosis incidence in a Peruvian shantytown was almost three times higher than government estimates.
"Alarming clusters of pulmonary tuberculosis are masked (in Peru) by government reports that pool zones of disparate incidence," Darshak M. Sanghavi and colleagues wrote ("Hyperendemic Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a Peruvian Shantytown," American Journal of Epidemiology, August 1998;148(4):384-389).
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