Epidemiological impact of mass tuberculosis screening: a 2-year follow-up after a national prevalence survey

OBJECTIVE: To assess the epidemiological impact of mass tuberculosis (TB) screening in the community and the prognosis of bacteriologically negative individuals with abnormal findings on chest radiography (CXR). METHODS: A follow-up study consisting of two parts a register match of notified TB cases with 22 160 participants in a national TB prevalence survey, and a repeat medical examination for the subjects of a prevalence survey with abnormal findings on CXR was conducted 2 years after the prevalence survey in Cambodia.

Document's year of publication: 2011-2015

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