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Tuberculosis in NSW correctional centres: Disease control measures following infectious cases

Stephen Conaty, Amanda Christiansen, Tony Butler, Jeremy McAnulty, Hazel Goldberg

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Stephen Conaty

Amanda Christiansen

Tony Butler

Jeremy McAnulty

Hazel Goldberg

Abstract

This article is a preliminary report on tuberculosis control measures carried out in two of the largest correctional centres in NSW, following four laboratory-confirmed cases diagnosed among inmates between January and April 1996. Two of the cases were assessed as having been infectious.