Recommendations on modern contact investigation methods for enhancing tuberculosis control.

@article{Cook2012RecommendationsOM,
  title={Recommendations on modern contact investigation methods for enhancing tuberculosis control.},
  author={Victoria Cook and Lena Shah and Jennifer Gardy and A-C Bourgeois},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={297-305}
}
Effective contact investigations are paramount to the success of tuberculosis (TB) control in high-risk communities in low TB prevalence countries. National and international guidelines on TB contact investigations are available and vary widely on recommendations. Because of the limitations of traditional contact tracing, new approaches are under investigation, and in some cases in use, to ensure effective TB control in those persons and communities at greatest risk. These non-traditional… CONTINUE READING

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