Child exposed to a patient with tuberculosis: Act fast

P. Fraisse, Y. Mohammad, C. Delacourt*, Anita Roche

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Screening of tuberculosis contact children, aims at identifying secondary cases but, above all, at preventing tuberculosis disease in infected children. This action must be implemented quickly because children are more at risk of rapidly progressive disease, and because effective and well tolerated preventive treatments are available.

Translated title of the contributionChild exposed to a patient with tuberculosis: Act fast
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)182-184
Number of pages3
JournalRevue des Maladies Respiratoires Actualites
Volume3
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Children
  • Prevention
  • Screening
  • Treatment
  • Tuberculosis

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