Tuberculosis transmission in Kenya: results of the third National Tuberculin Survey.

SETTING Kenya, a country with a high burden of tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of TB infection, bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) coverage and the annual risk of tuberculosis infection (ARTI), and to compare estimates with previous findings. METHODS A sample of primary school children… CONTINUE READING