Eli Sagvik

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BACKGROUND About 90% of new tuberculosis (TB) cases in Norway appear among immigrants from high incidence countries. There is a compulsory governmental tuberculosis screening programme for immigrants; immigrants with positive screening results are to be referred from municipal health care to the specialist health care for follow-up. Recent studies of the(More)
OBJECTIVE Prolonged exposure to adults with pulmonary tuberculosis is a risk factor for infecting children. We have studied to what extent a brief exposure may increase the risk of being infected in children. DESIGN Observational study of a tuberculosis contact investigation. SETTING 7 day-care centres and 4 after-school-care centres in Norway. (More)
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