[Tuberculosis and immigrants. A study of its prevalence in the Umbria region].

@article{Cerami1996TuberculosisAI,
  title={[Tuberculosis and immigrants. A study of its prevalence in the Umbria region].},
  author={F M Cerami and Anthony Del Monaco and Margherita Greco and N Menichetti and Gianluca Bioli and Marcello Damiani and K V Loso and B Hossein and Giuseppe Vittorio De Socio and Abdallah Daoud and Graciela Barboni and Massimo Marroni},
  journal={Recenti progressi in medicina},
  year={1996},
  volume={87 10},
  pages={457-9}
}
In 1995, 463 patients were admitted in the medical service of Perugia (Sanitary District n. 6). Only 20% of them were enrolled in the TBC programme. Mantoux was: < 10 mm in 35%, 10-15 mm in 25%, > 15 mm in 40%. Chest Rx in 30 subjects demonstrated: normality in 19; old TBC in 7, active TBC in 4 (miliary, bilateral upper lobe pneumonitis, left subapical… CONTINUE READING