Tuberculin reactivity and tuberculosis epidemiology in the Pakaanova (Wari') Indians of Rondonia, south-western Brazilian Amazon

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Universidade Federal de Rondônia. Centro de Estudos em Saúde do Índio de Rondônia. Porto Velho, RO, Brasil
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil / Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Museu Nacional. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
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_To investigate the characteristics of tuberculin skin test reactivity in the Pakaanóva Indians, in Amazonia, Brazil, after revaccination of all study participants with bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG). METHODS_ The investigation was designed as a post- BCG vaccination purified protein derivative (PPD) survey. Data included PPD readings, age, sex, nutritional status, place of residence, previous tuberculosis, physical examinations and BCG status. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses were conducted. RESULTS_ About 90% (n 505) of the total population participated. One third (32.1%) of the subjects presented induration 10 mm at 72 h. Induration sizes showed weak linear correlation with age
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Brasil, Índios Sul-Americanos, Região Norte, Saúde de Populações Indígenas, Região Amazônica, Epidemiologia, Rondônia, Antropometria, Tuberculose, Morbidade, Pakaanóva, Vacina BCG, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Teste Tuberculínico, Programa Nacional de Controle da Tuberculose, Pakaá Nova, Wari', Alimentação e Nutrição
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Brasil, Saúde de Populações Indígenas, Índios Sul-Americanos, Ecossistema Amazônico, Epidemiologia, Antropometria, Tuberculose, Morbidade, Vacina BCG, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Teste Tuberculínico, Alimentos, Dieta e Nutrição
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ESCOBAR, Ana Lúcia et al. Tuberculin reactivity and tuberculosis epidemiology in the Pakaanova (Wari') Indians of Rondonia, south-western Brazilian Amazon. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis v. 8, n. 1, p. 45-51, 2004.
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