Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection and predictive factors in an urban informal settlement in Johannesburg, South Africa: a cross-sectional study

Abstract Background South Africa has one of the highest burdens of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in high-risk populations such as young children, adolescents, household contacts of TB cases, people living with HIV, gold miners and health care workers, but little is known about the burden of L...

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Main Authors: Jabulani R. Ncayiyana, Jean Bassett, Nora West, Daniel Westreich, Eustasius Musenge, Michael Emch, Audrey Pettifor, Colleen F. Hanrahan, Sheree R. Schwartz, Ian Sanne, Annelies van Rie
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2016-11-01
Series:BMC Infectious Diseases
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