Tuberculin skin testing in medical students: a survey of U.S. medical schools.

  title={Tuberculin skin testing in medical students: a survey of U.S. medical schools.},
  author={Mark J. Fagan and Gregory A. Poland},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={120 11},
The recent increase in the incidence of tuberculosis in the United States [1, 2] and the appearance of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis associated with a high mortality rate have increased the risk for tuberculosis in health care workers, including medical students [3]. Several studies have shown occupationally acquired tuberculosis and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among health care workers [4-7]. In response to the resurgence of tuberculosis, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… CONTINUE READING


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