Kodjovi D Mlaga

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BACKGROUND Although tuberculosis is transmitted by the airborne route, direct information on the natural output of bacilli into air by source cases is very limited. We sought to address this through sampling of expelled aerosols in face masks that were subsequently analyzed for mycobacterial contamination. METHODS In series 1, 17 smear microscopy positive(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the population prevalence of active pulmonary tuberculosis in Gambia. METHODS Between December 2011 and January 2013, people aged ≥ 15 years participating in a nationwide, multistage cluster survey were screened for active pulmonary tuberculosis with chest radiography and for tuberculosis symptoms. For diagnostic confirmation, sputum(More)
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