Journal of Tuberculosis Research

Vol.5 No.1(2017), Paper ID 74774, 8 pages

DOI:10.4236/jtr.2017.51007

 

Prevalence of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) among House Hold Contacts of Sudanese Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Eastern Sudan: Revisiting the Tuberculin Skin Test

 

Saima Abdalrhman Osman, Walla Saeed Eltahir Saeed, Ahmed Mudawi Musa, Brima Musa Younis, Abd Elgadir Ali Bashir, Fath Elrahman Mohamed Idris, Ala Eddin Hassan Ahmed, Eltahir Awad Gasim Khalil

 

Department of Clinical Pathology & Immunology, Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Department of Clinical Pathology & Immunology, Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Department of Clinical Pathology & Immunology, Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Department of Clinical Pathology & Immunology, Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Sudanese Medical Specialization Board, Khartoum, Sudan
Chest Diseases Department, Khartoum North Teaching Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Department of Clinical Pathology & Immunology, Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

 

Copyright © 2017 Saima Abdalrhman Osman, Walla Saeed Eltahir Saeed, Ahmed Mudawi Musa, Brima Musa Younis, Abd Elgadir Ali Bashir, Fath Elrahman Mohamed Idris, Ala Eddin Hassan Ahmed, Eltahir Awad Gasim Khalil et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

 

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Osman, S. , Saeed, W. , Musa, A. , Younis, B. , Bashir, A. , Idris, F. , Ahmed, A. and Khalil, E. (2017) Prevalence of Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) among House Hold Contacts of Sudanese Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Eastern Sudan: Revisiting the Tuberculin Skin Test. Journal of Tuberculosis Research, 5, 69-76. doi: 10.4236/jtr.2017.51007.

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