Prevalence of tuberculosis among close family contacts of tuberculous patients in South India, and influence of segregation of the patient on early attack rate.

@article{ANDREWS1960PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of tuberculosis among close family contacts of tuberculous patients in South India, and influence of segregation of the patient on early attack rate.},
  author={R H ANDREWS and S Devadatta and Wallace Fox and Shetty Radhakrishna and Chennai Ramakrishnan and S Velu},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1960},
  volume={23},
  pages={463-510}
}
The results of a study by the Tuberculosis Chemotherapy Centre, Madras, of the merits of home as compared with sanatorium treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis have indicated that treatment at home is satisfactory in the majority of cases. Before domiciliary chemotherapy can be introduced on a large scale, however, it must be established that it does not expose the patient's contacts to a special risk of infection, avoided by his isolation in a sanatorium. Accordingly, a further study was… CONTINUE READING

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