Assessing the utility of contact tracing in reducing the magnitude of tuberculosis

Abstract

I n the modern era, tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality resulting from an infectious disease (1). In fact, recent global estimates suggest that almost 11.6 million new cases of TB have been diagnosed and approximately 1.3 million people succumbed to the disease-related complications in the year 2012 (1). In addition, the health… (More)
DOI: 10.3402/iee.v4.25265

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@inproceedings{Shrivastava2014AssessingTU, title={Assessing the utility of contact tracing in reducing the magnitude of tuberculosis}, author={Saurabh Ram BihariLal Shrivastava and Prateek Shrivastava and Jegadeesh D. Ramasamy}, booktitle={Infection ecology & epidemiology}, year={2014} }