Tuberculosis among the homeless: should we change the strategy?

  title={Tuberculosis among the homeless: should we change the strategy?},
  author={Margarida C P Dias and Rita Gaio and Patr{\'i}cia Sousa and Maria Abranches and Marta Gomes and Olena Oliveira and Margarida Correia-Neves and Elisabete S C Ferreira and Raquel Duarte},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  volume={21 3},
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is a major concern among high-risk populations such as the homeless. OBJECTIVES To evaluate TB incidence and treatment outcomes among homeless patients in Portugal and to identify predictors of unsuccessful TB treatment outcomes among the homeless. DESIGN This was a retrospective cohort study of all TB patients notified in… CONTINUE READING