Epidemiology of tuberculosis cases with end-stage renal disease, California, 2010.

@article{Chitnis2014EpidemiologyOT,
  title={Epidemiology of tuberculosis cases with end-stage renal disease, California, 2010.},
  author={Amit S. Chitnis and Gisela F Schecter and Martin Cilnis and Katherine Robsky and Jennifer M. Flood and Pennan M Barry},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2014},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={314-21}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Few studies have compared population-based tuberculosis (TB) incidence rates by end-stage renal disease (ESRD) status. No studies have compared TB genotypes by ESRD status to determine whether TB disease resulted from recent transmission or reactivation of latent TB infection (LTBI). We calculated TB incidence rates and compared demographic and clinical characteristics and genotypes among TB cases by ESRD status. METHODS This analysis was based on prospective surveillance for… CONTINUE READING