Risk factors for the development of clinical leprosy among contacts, and their relevance for targeted interventions.

@article{Moet2004RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for the development of clinical leprosy among contacts, and their relevance for targeted interventions.},
  author={F. Moet and A. Meima and L. Oskam and J. Richardus},
  journal={Leprosy review},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={
          310-26
        }
}
Existing knowledge on risk factors for the development of clinical leprosy among contacts of known leprosy patients is reviewed with the aim to identify factors associated with leprosy among contacts that have potential for developing effective targeted interventions in leprosy control. Different definitions of 'contact' have been used and most studies on this subject were among so-called household members. Yet several studies indicate that contacts found in other places than the household are… Expand
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