Factors associated with tuberculin reactivity among children in United Arab Emirates.

@article{Bener1996FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with tuberculin reactivity among children in United Arab Emirates.},
  author={Abdulbari Bener and Sayenna A Uduman and Salem A. Bin-Othman},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={89-94}
}
A cross-sectional survey of tuberculin skin reactivity was conducted in Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) between January and June 1994, to find out the prevalence rate of tuberculosis infection. A pre-designed questionnaire was used to collect details of BCG scar, age, sex, residence area, nationality, education, type of house, number of rooms, family size and household contact history of tuberculosis. A total of 785 students were screened, of whom 547 gave a history of BCG vaccination in… CONTINUE READING

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