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The diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis in an HIV-endemic setting and the use of induced sputum
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2005)
Setting: A hospital in the capital city of Uganda. Objectives: To determine the proportion of positive induced sputum cultures among probable childhood tuberculosis (TB) cases, to describe the laboratory and radiological ...
The effect of bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination at birth on tuberculin skin test reactivity in Ugandan children
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 1999)
SETTING: In Uganda, bacille-Calmette Guérin (BCG) vaccination coverage at birth is between 82 and 84%. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of neonatal BCG vaccination on tuberculin skin test positivity in Ugandan children ...