Efficiency of tuberculin as a tool to determine the prevalence of tuberculosis.

@article{Sherif1989EfficiencyOT,
  title={Efficiency of tuberculin as a tool to determine the prevalence of tuberculosis.},
  author={Amr A Sherif and A A Hasab and Ahmed A Mahfouz and Mohsen M. D. Hassan and A. Gaber Mohamed},
  journal={The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association},
  year={1989},
  volume={64 5-6},
  pages={417-29}
}
Among 1937 first grade primary school children followed, the results of tuberculin test, the prevalence rate of TB infection was 4.49% with an estimated annual infection rate of 0.75%. Household contacts of tuberculin positive pupils gave a prevalence rate of infection of 30.6%. As for the efficiency of tuberculin screening test, data of this work showed a… CONTINUE READING