We developed a Rapid Tuberculosis Screening Program for use in women who have not had prenatal care.
All patients who presented for delivery without a documented tuberculin skin test (TBN-ST) were given a symptom questionnaire.
Those who had a positive response to any of the questions received a chest roentgenogram to rule out active disease.
All patients with a negative questionnaire had a TBN-ST soon after admission.
The test was read at the time of discharge, whether or not 48 h had elapsed, and individuals who had 5 mm or more of induration at before 48 h and 10 mm or more induration at 48 to 72 h were considered reactors.
Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Infection, Bactériose, Poumon, Dépistage, Prévention, Adulte, Homme, Sexe, Femelle, Test cutané, Tuberculine, Tuberculose, Mycobactériose, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Respiratory disease, Infection, Bacteriosis, Lung, Medical screening, Prevention, Adult, Human, Sex, Female, Skin test, Tuberculin, Tuberculosis, Mycobacterial infection, United States, North America, America
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