National shortage of tuberculin skin test antigens

  • David Sotello


Adequate identification and treatment of patients with latent tuberculous infection (LTI) is a matter of high importance in public health. Persons with the highest risk factor(s) for LTI include close contacts with active tuberculosis cases, drug users, immigrants from certain areas, health care workers, immunocompromised patients, and patients with renal failure, etc.


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Sotello, D. (2019). National shortage of tuberculin skin test antigens. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, 7(30), 80.