Spatio-temporal analysis of tuberculous infection risk among clients of a homeless shelter during an outbreak.


SETTING British Columbia (BC) has a low incidence of tuberculosis (TB), with the burden of endogenously acquired disease concentrated among vulnerable populations, including the homeless. In May 2008, a TB outbreak began in a BC homeless shelter, with a single index case seeding multiple secondary cases within the shelter. OBJECTIVE To use nightly shelter… (More)
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0957


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