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Detection of Latent Tuberculosis Infection Among Migrant Farmworkers Along the US-Mexico Border

Description
Evaluates the comparability of the tuberculin skin test (TST) and the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFT-GIT) to detect latent TB infection (LTBI) among migrant farmworkers in the San Luis US-Mexico border region of Arizona, and to observe the influence of demographic and clinical dynamics on test results.
Author(s)
Eyal Oren, Mallorie Fiero, Erika Barrett, et al.
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 16, 630
Date
11/2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Chronic respiratory conditions · Farmers and farmworkers · Migrants · Statistics and data · U.S.-Mexico Border Region · Arizona