Impact of policy and practice on the effectiveness of contact screening for tuberculosis.

@article{Macintyre1998ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of policy and practice on the effectiveness of contact screening for tuberculosis.},
  author={C. Macintyre and Aileen J. Plant},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={830-7}
}
BACKGROUND Screening for tuberculosis is conducted because TB is a disease of public health importance that can be prevented if screening is followed by isoniazid prophylaxis for infected individuals. Screening alone is not effective unless that screening is rational and systematic and is followed by prevention where appropriate. Our aim was to consider… CONTINUE READING