- To investigate potential transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in aircraft from a crew member with tuberculosis.
- Retrospective cohort study and survey.
- A large US airline carrier.
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.
- Positive tuberculin skin test (TST) result or tuberculosis.
- 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.