Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 4th, 2006
In a recently published report, investigators in England conducted a study to "evaluate the process of screening for active tuberculosis (TB) prior to commencing TB preventive therapy in HIV-infected individuals" from an HIV clinic for employees of a gold mine in "Free State, South Africa."
J.H. Day and colleagues at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine conducted a cross-sectional study compared performance of various combinations of screening tests for TB against a gold standard diagnosis of TB based on symptoms, chest radiograph...
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