The booster effect in two-step tuberculin testing among young adults in Montreal.

@article{Menzies1994TheBE,
  title={The booster effect in two-step tuberculin testing among young adults in Montreal.},
  author={Richard Menzies and Bilkis Vissandj{\'e}e and Isabelle Rocher and Y St Germain},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={120 3},
  pages={190-8}
}
The resurgence of tuberculosis [1], and the emergence of multiple-drug-resistant strains of bacteria [2] in North America has heightened awareness of the risks for nosocomial transmission of tuberculosis. Periodic tuberculin testing has been recommended for health care personnel who are likely to be exposed [1, 3, 4] after initial two-step testing [1, 3-6]. Two-step tuberculin testing has been recommended because a single tuberculin test may elicit little response yet stimulate an anamnestic… CONTINUE READING

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