Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 3rd, 2001
Prison tuberculosis (TB) rates are six to 10 times higher than among the general public, the study notes.
For prisoners with LTBI, the current, most common treatment regimen usually lasts one year. However, since many of those who are incarcerated leave jail before completing their treatment, they return to the community with untreated LTBI. Also, a 25-site national survey...
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