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Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis, 2000

Chapter 4
Testing for TB Disease and Infection

Selected Bibliography

Brickman HF, Beaudry PH, Marks MI. The timing of tuberculin tests in relation to immunization with live viral vaccines. Pediatrics 1975;55:392-396.

Huebner RE, Schein MF, Bass JB. The tuberculin skin test. Clin Infect Dis 1993;17;968-975.

Mangura BT, Reichman LB. Periodic chest radiography: unnecessary, expensive, but still pervasive. Lancet 1999;353:319-320.

Rosenberg T, Manfreda J, Hershfield ES. Two-step tuberculin testing in staff and residents of a nursing home. Am Rev Respir Dis 1993;148:1537-1540.

Starr S, Berkovich S. Effects of measles, gamma-globulin modified measles and vaccine measles on the tuberculin test. N Engl J Med 1964;270:386-391.


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