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A survey of tuberculosis prevalence in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Authors
  • Horie, T
  • Lien, L T
  • Tuan, L A
  • Tuan, P L
  • Sakurada, S
  • Yanai, H
  • Keicho, N
  • Nakata, K
Type
Published Article
Journal
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Publication Date
May 01, 2007
Volume
11
Issue
5
Pages
562–566
Identifiers
PMID: 17439682
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This is the first large-scale assessment of the prevalence of TB in Hanoi. The prevalence rate was higher than expected, suggesting that a significant number of patients with active TB, particularly females, remain undiagnosed, thus representing a continuing potential source of transmission in the community.

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