Programmatic utility of tuberculosis cluster investigation using a social network approach in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

@article{Munang2016ProgrammaticUO,
  title={Programmatic utility of tuberculosis cluster investigation using a social network approach in Birmingham, United Kingdom.},
  author={Melinda L. Munang and Catherine M. Browne and Jason T. Evans and E. Grace Smith and Peter M.K. Hawkey and Steven B Welch and Harmeet Kaur and Martin John Dedicoat},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={1300-1305}
}
SETTING Birmingham, United Kingdom, 2010-2014. OBJECTIVE To investigate predictors for clustering of tuberculosis (TB) cases and cluster size and to evaluate the impact of cluster investigation using social network data. DESIGN Retrospective observational cohort study. Prioritised cases linked using 24-locus mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units… CONTINUE READING