U.S. Navy and Marine Corps conversion rates for tuberculosis skin testing (1999-2002), with literature review.

@article{Bowman2006USNA,
  title={U.S. Navy and Marine Corps conversion rates for tuberculosis skin testing (1999-2002), with literature review.},
  author={Collin Bowman and Wendi Bowman and Bruce K. Bohnker and Asha Jindal Riegodedios and Mark Malakooti},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={171 7},
  pages={608-12}
}
We examined tuberculosis skin conversion rates for U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel for 1999 to 2002, using information submitted to the Navy Environmental Health Center (Portsmouth, Virginia). The screening of 1,190,866 Navy and Marine Corps personnel with tuberculosis skin testing found 17,439 (1.46%) new reactors. The annual conversion rate increased… CONTINUE READING