Tuberculosis in the non-adults from Romano-British Poundbury Camp, Dorset, England.

@article{Lewis2011TuberculosisIT,
  title={Tuberculosis in the non-adults from Romano-British Poundbury Camp, Dorset, England.},
  author={Mary Elizabeth Lewis},
  journal={International journal of paleopathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={12-23}
}
The prevalence of tuberculosis and pulmonary disease in 165 non-adults (under 17 years) from Romano-British Poundbury Camp (1st-3rd centuries ad) is examined. Previous studies have reported eleven individuals with tuberculosis in England during the Roman period, but none are of children. Ten (6.1%) non-adults between the ages of 3 and 15 years were identified that presented lesions suggestive of a pulmonary infection, with seven (4.2%) likely to have been suffering from tuberculosis… CONTINUE READING

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