Disease Contact Investigation

Known as: CNTCINV, Contact Investigation 
A public health activity whereby individuals who have been exposed to a person with a suspected or confirmed contagious illness are identified… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
On 24 October 2012, a patient with acute respiratory distress syndrome of unknown origin and symptom onset on 5 October was… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The tuberculin skin test (TST) has low specificity. QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT-G) and T-SPOT.TB are based on interferon… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT-G) was employed in a contact investigation in a high school to evaluate its… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND BCG-vaccination can confound tuberculin skin test (TST) reactions in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection… (More)
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2003
2003
SETTING The Netherlands, 1995-2000. OBJECTIVES To describe the contribution of 6 years of nationwide DNA fingerprint… (More)
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2002
2002
CONTEXT Budgetary constraints in tuberculosis (TB) control programs require streamlining contact investigations without… (More)
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2002
2002
The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Alabama Department of Public Health recently developed a logistic regression… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The objective of this study was to describe outcomes of tuberculosis (TB) contact investigations, factors correlated with those… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Although tuberculosis (TB) screening of immigrants has been conducted for over 50 yr in many industrialized countries, its cost… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Contact tracing, the evaluation of persons who have been in contact with patients having tuberculosis, is an important component… (More)
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