Epidemiological basis of tuberculosis eradication. 3. Risk of pulmonary tuberculosis after human and bovine infection.

@article{Magnus1966EpidemiologicalBO,
  title={Epidemiological basis of tuberculosis eradication. 3. Risk of pulmonary tuberculosis after human and bovine infection.},
  author={K. E. Magnus},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1966},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={483-508}
}
  • K. E. Magnus
  • Published 1966 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Cattle tuberculosis was eradicated in Denmark more than 10 years ago, but still a sizable proportion of Danish tuberculin reactors owe their sensitivity to tuberculous infection derived from bovine sources. This paper deals with the question whether the risk of pulmonary tuberculosis after such infection is different from that after tuberculous infection acquired from man. This problem has been studied by utilizing data from the Danish tuberculosis mass campaign, 1950-52, including eight years… CONTINUE READING