INCREASED RISK OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS INFECTION IN HOUSEHOLD CHILD CONTACTS EXPOSED TO PASSIVE TOBACCO SMOKE


Sridhar S., Karnani N., Connell D. W. , Millington K. A. , Dosanjh D., Bakir M., ...Daha Fazla

PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL, cilt.33, sa.12, ss.1303-1306, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/inf.0000000000000506
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1303-1306

Özet

Risk factors associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection were investigated in a prospective cohort of household child tuberculosis contacts. A significantly increased risk of acquiring infection was associated with exposure to passive cigarette smoke, higher number of index cases, younger age and reduced household monthly income.