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  1. Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis associated with air travel.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    - To investigate potential transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in aircraft from a crew member with tuberculosis.

    Design

    - Retrospective cohort study and survey.

    Setting

    - A large US airline carrier.

    Participants

    A total of 212 crew members and 59 passengers who were exposed to a crew member with tuberculosis during a potentially infectious period (May through October 1992).

    Comparison volunteer sample of 247 unexposed crew members.

    Main Outcome Measures

    - Positive tuberculin skin test (TST) result or tuberculosis.

    Results

    - Rates of positive TST results were higher among foreign-born persons in all study groups.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacteriaceae, Mycobacteriales, Actinomycetes, Bactérie, Transmission homme homme, Homme, Personnel navigant, Intradermoréaction, Tuberculine, Mode transmission, Transport aérien, Tuberculose, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacteriaceae, Mycobacteriales, Actinomycetes, Bacteria, Transmission from man to man, Human, Crew, Intradermal reaction, Tuberculin, Transmission mode, Air transportation, Tuberculosis, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0704287

    Code Inist : 002B05B02O. Création : 09/06/1995.