The benefits of isoniazid chemoprophylaxis and risk factors for tuberculosis among Oglala Sioux Indians.

@article{Mori1992TheBO,
  title={The benefits of isoniazid chemoprophylaxis and risk factors for tuberculosis among Oglala Sioux Indians.},
  author={Masaaki Mori and Gary R. Leonardson and Thomas K. Welty},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={152 3},
  pages={547-50}
}
In a case-control study of 92 Indian patients, 46 with active tuberculosis (cases) and 46 tuberculin reactors without the disease (control subjects), significantly more control subjects than patients had prior adequate isoniazid chemoprophylaxis. While the Indian Health Service recommends treating all tuberculin reactors with isoniazid prophylaxis, most (75%) of our tuberculosis (TB) cases could have been prevented if the guidelines of the American Thoracic Society had been followed. Diabetes… CONTINUE READING

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