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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey tuberculosis skin test procedures manual
  • Published Date:
    January 2001
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 4.57 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (U.S.) ; National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.) ; National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (U.S.). Division of Tuberculosis Elimination.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    1. Overview of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey -- 2. Tuberculosis skin testing -- 3. Field office procedures -- 4. Protocol for placing skin test antigens -- 5. Appointment manager guide for TB readers -- 6. Protocol for measurement of skin reactions.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Tuberculosis (TB) Elimination, is responsible for the TB skin testing component of NHANES. The objective of this effort is to determine the prevalence of TB infection in the U.S. population. All sample persons (SPs) aged 1 year and older will be tested for infection with the bacterium that causes TB.

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