Effectiveness of reporting on latent tuberculous infection in Massachusetts, 2006-2008.


Massachusetts is one of five states that mandate the reporting of latent tuberculous infection (LTBI). We assessed 2006-2008 Massachusetts surveillance data for LTBI to describe the system and examine the characteristics of persons with LTBI. Over 3 years, 15 301 LTBI cases were reported (4742-5398/year). Among those with known country of birth (n = 11 655… (More)
DOI: 10.5588/pha.13.0085


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