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José Torres Costa, Rui Silva, Raul Sá, Maria João Cardoso, José Ferreira, Carla Ribeiro, Mário Miranda, José Luís Plácido
INTRODUCTION: Control of tuberculosis (TB) in healthcare workers requires an early recognition of contacts, the adoption of efficient protective measures and screening for cases of latent tuberculosis (TL) and recent TL. AIMS: Systematic screening for TB and TL in healthcare workers with contact with patients or other workers with TB and risk of contagion. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In a hospital with approximately 5400 workers 13 screenings were performed September 2007- December 2008 due to risk of continued TB...
January 2010: Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia
Filipe Froes, José Artur Paiva, Piedade Amaro, João Pedro Baptista, Gabriela Brum, Henrique Bento, Paula Duarte, Conceição Sousa Dias, Carlos Glória, Helena Estrada, Luis Telo, Eduardo Silva, João Gonçalves Pereira, Germano do Carmo et al.
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May 2007: Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia
Nisar Khan, Ihsanullah Mian, Zia-Ullah, Jan Muhammad
BACKGROUND: Tuberculosis is a major public health problem of the developing nations including Pakistan. We need a simple, economical and non invasive test to make an early diagnosis of T.B. in order to avoid the complications. METHODS: A study was conducted at the Dept. of Pulmonology, PGMI LRH Peshawar & Ayub Teaching Hospital Abbottabad with the collaboration of Dept of Pathology KMC Peshawar from Jan 1998 to Dec 2002. A total of 129 patients were included in the study...
April 2004: Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad: JAMC
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