Age-specific risks of tuberculosis infection from household and community exposures and opportunities for interventions in a high-burden setting.

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We analyzed data from a large population-based prospective cohort study of household contacts of tuberculosis patients in Lima, Peru, to estimate the importance of within-household transmission relative to community-based transmission. We identified all adults (older than 15 years of age) who had incident pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosed at any of 106… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwu192

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