Tuberculosis Outbreak Associated with a Mosque: Challenges of large scale contact tracing

S. J. Duthie, Corrinda Black, Graham Douglas, A. D. Jackson, D. Webster

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Abstract

In this report, we describe the investigation and management of an outbreak of TB associated with a mosque in Scotland, and consider the implications of large-scale TB contact tracing. The screening of casual contacts in this setting was complex and time-consuming with a low detection rate.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Volume13
No.51
Specialist publicationEurosurveillance
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2008

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Contact Tracing
Scotland
Disease Outbreaks
Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis Outbreak Associated with a Mosque : Challenges of large scale contact tracing. / Duthie, S. J.; Black, Corrinda; Douglas, Graham; Jackson, A. D.; Webster, D.

In: Eurosurveillance, Vol. 13, No. 51, 18.12.2008.

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