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ERIC Number: EJ631490
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Tuberculosis among Children in Alaska.
Gessner, Bradford D.
Family Health Dataline, v3 n2 Mar-Apr 1997
The incidence of tuberculosis among Alaskan children under 15 was more than twice the national rate, with Alaska Native children showing a much higher incidence. Children with household exposure to adults with active tuberculosis had a high risk of infection. About 22 percent of pediatric tuberculosis cases were identified through school screening. Timely identification of infectious adults is crucial. (TD)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Alaska