Jennifer A. Dillaha

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OBJECTIVES To determine the reason for an increase in tuberculin skin test (TST) conversion in employees in a nursing home and to determine the source case responsible for spread of tuberculosis (TB) in two nursing homes and a hospital in a rural part of Arkansas using molecular and traditional epidemiological methods. DESIGN TB contact investigation of(More)
A cluster of tuberculosis cases in a rural community in Arkansas persisted from 1991 to 1999. The cluster had 13 members, 11 linked epidemiologically. Old records identified 24 additional patients for 40 linked cases during a 54-year period. Residents of this neighborhood represent a population at high risk who should be considered for tuberculin testing(More)
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