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Title: Nationwide community survey of tuberculosis epidemiology in Saudi Arabia
Authors: Al-Kassimi, F.A.
Abdullah, A.K.
Al-Hajjaj, M.S.
Al-Orainey, I.O
Bamgboye, E.A.
Chowdhury, M.N.H.
Keywords: Tuberculosis Epidemiology
Saudi Arabia
Tubercle
Lung Disease
Issue Date: 1993
Publisher: Longman Group UK Ltd
Citation: Tubercle and Lung Disease: 74; 254-260
Abstract: In the first nationwide community-based survey of the epidemiology of tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia, 7721 subjects were screened in the 5 provinces (using an equal proportional allocation formula) for 2 parameters: (1) prevalence of positive Mantoux test in non BCG vaccinated subjects; (2) prevalence of bacil-lary cases on sputum culture.
Description: Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7571
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