Compliance to treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in a region of Israel.

@article{Bibi2002ComplianceTT,
  title={Compliance to treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in a region of Israel.},
  author={Haim S Bibi and Daniel Weiler-Ravell and David Shoseyov and Ilana Feigin and Yael Arbelli and Daniel Chemtob},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2002},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={13-6}
}
BACKGROUND One of the measures adopted in Israel since 1959 as part of the tuberculosis control program was screening children aged 12-13 years old. The screening comprised single-step tuberculin skin testing using the Mantoux method. OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of tuberculin skin screening for TB in schoolchildren in southwestern Israel as well as… CONTINUE READING