Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 15th, 2003
According to recent research from the United States, "We investigated a cluster of patients with tuberculosis (TB) in North Carolina and determined the extent of transmission of one strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis."
"A retrospective cohort study was conducted," reported Peter D. McElroy and collaborators at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the North Carolina Laboratory of Public Health. "Homeless shelter attendance and medical records for 1999 and 2000 were reviewed. The period of exposure to M. tuberculosis...
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