[Clinical characteristics in non-symptomatic infants with tuberculosis whose diagnostic clue was regular tuberculin skin test prior to BCG vaccination].

OBJECTIVE Tuberculin skin test (TST) is a useful tool to find non-symptomatic infants with tuberculosis. In 2005, Japanese government starts direct BCG vaccination without prior TST, and we may miss one of the chances to find the above patients. In this study, we tried to find if there is any clinical examination to find non-symptomatic infants with… CONTINUE READING