Results of tuberculin testing of 250 Navajo infants and children, vaccinated as newborns with Rosenthal BCG is reported. The incidence of strong reactors to 5 TU of PPD is very low after one year. It is suggested that tuberculin testing of BCG-vaccinated children as screening for tuberculosis, under the conditions outlined above, is both feasible and practical. Three cases of primary pulmonary tuberculosis so discovered are reported.
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Experience and Reason—Briefly Recorded| October 01 1965
The Value of the Tuberculin Skin Test as a Screening Test for Tuberculosis among BCG-Vaccinated Children
Pediatrics (1965) 36 (4): 624–627.
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Martin Lifschitz; The Value of the Tuberculin Skin Test as a Screening Test for Tuberculosis among BCG-Vaccinated Children. Pediatrics October 1965; 36 (4): 624–627. 10.1542/peds.36.4.624
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