Tuberculosis case finding for vaccine trials in young children in high-incidence settings: a randomised trial.

@article{Moyo2012TuberculosisCF,
  title={Tuberculosis case finding for vaccine trials in young children in high-incidence settings: a randomised trial.},
  author={Sizulu Moyo and Suzanne Verver and Anthony Hawkridge and Lawrence J. Geiter and Mark Hatherill and Lesley Workman and Cynthia Ontong and William T Msemburi and Michele Tameris and Hendrik Geldenhuys and Humphrey Mulenga and Margaret Ann Snowden and Willem Albert Hanekom and Gregory Gd Hussey and Hassan Mahomed},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={185-91}
}
SETTING A high tuberculosis (TB) burden rural area in South Africa. OBJECTIVE To compare TB case yield and disease profile among bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccinated children using two case-finding strategies from birth until 2 years of age. DESIGN BCG-vaccinated infants were enrolled within 2 weeks of birth and randomised to 3-monthly home visits for questionnaire-based TB screening plus record surveillance of TB registers, hospital admission and X-ray lists at health facilities for TB… CONTINUE READING
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