Is cutaneous tuberculosis infectious? A case presentation and practical management plan.

@article{Hui2003IsCT,
  title={Is cutaneous tuberculosis infectious? A case presentation and practical management plan.},
  author={Charles Hui and Amit X. Garg and Ross A Pennie},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={870-1}
}
Infection control measures for cutaneous tuberculosis in the absence of pulmonary disease are problematic. Delays in diagnosis can lead to the exposure of many individuals. This article describes a case of cutaneous tuberculosis and the subsequent contact investigation. Strategies for infection control and their practicality are discussed.