Enrollment in English-as-a-second-language class as a predictor of tuberculosis infection in schoolchildren.

@article{Denison1996EnrollmentIE,
  title={Enrollment in English-as-a-second-language class as a predictor of tuberculosis infection in schoolchildren.},
  author={Anne V Denison and J Rush Pierce},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1996},
  volume={111 5},
  pages={428-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the rate of tuberculosis infection among Hispanic students enrolled in English-as-a-Second-Language classes compared with Hispanic and non-Hispanic students not enrolled in such classes. METHODS Using Mantoux tuberculin skin tests, the authors screened 720 students--out of 844 eligible--in two schools with predominantly Hispanic… CONTINUE READING