Screening immigrants at risk of tuberculosis

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6930.720c (Published 12 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:720
  1. P Ormerod
  1. Chest Clinic, Blackburn Royal Infirmary, Blackburn, Lancashire BB2 3LR.

    EDITOR, - Surinder Bakhshi1 seems to have missed the main points of R M Hardie and J M Watson's paper, which looked mainly at the efficiency of the current systems of identifying immigrants at risk of tuberculosis so that screening and prevention can be carried out.2 Although only a small number …

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