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Dr Stephen Owens
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Copyright © 2022 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.We assessed the impact of the updated guidelines on tuberculin skin test interpretation in the North East of England. Data on 241 children screened for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) between January 2011 and July 2018 were analyzed; 12.4% of children screened under the previous guidelines were treated for LTBI, compared to 33.3% under the new ones ( P < 0.001).
Author(s): Porter GJ, Whyte M, Walters EG, Owens S
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Print publication date: 01/03/2023
Acceptance date: 01/11/2022
ISSN (print): 0891-3668
ISSN (electronic): 1532-0987
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
PubMed id: 36730093
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