Prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among injection drug users in Toronto.

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BACKGROUND Injection drug users are at increased risk of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and active tuberculosis (TB). The primary objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of M. tuberculosis infection among injection drug users in Toronto, as indicated by a positive tuberculin skin test result. An additional objective was to identify… (More)

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@article{Rusen1999PrevalenceOM, title={Prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among injection drug users in Toronto.}, author={Ira David Rusen and L. Yuan and Mark Millson}, journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne}, year={1999}, volume={160 6}, pages={799-802} }