Racial and ethnic disparities in pediatric tuberculosis in North Carolina.


OBJECTIVES To investigate an increase in active pediatric tuberculosis (TB) cases in North Carolina from 9 cases in 2001 to 32 cases in 2002, and to pilot test a screening tool for detection of latent TB infection in children. DESIGN Retrospective cohort and cross-sectional study. SETTING State of North Carolina and a county public health department… (More)


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