Article Text

PDF

Persistent tuberculous disease among inmates of common lodging houses.
  1. N J Shanks,
  2. K B Carroll

    Abstract

    The initial chest x ray films in a series of sputum positive hostel dwellers showed considerably more advanced disease than in an age matched sputum positive population living under more conventional conditions. Furthermore, the mortality rate from tuberculosis was greatly increased among hostel dwellers. All organisms were found to be sensitive to standard antituberculosis drugs.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.