Prevalence of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in prisoners

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Objective: To determine the prevalence of and the factors associated with latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in prisoners in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Methods: This was a cross-sectional cohort study conducted in two prisons in Minas Gerais. Tuberculin skin tests were performed in the individuals who agreed to participate in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S1806-37562016000000001

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@inproceedings{Navarro2016PrevalenceOL, title={Prevalence of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in prisoners}, author={Pedro Daibert de Navarro and Isabela Neves de Almeida and Afr{\^a}nio Lineu Kritski and Maria das Graças Braga Ceccato and M{\^o}nica Maria Moreira Delgado Maciel and W{\^a}nia da Silva Carvalho and Silvana Spindola de Miranda}, booktitle={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia}, year={2016} }