Browsing Centre for International Health by Subject "Adolescents"
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Assessment of the utility of repeat tuberculin testing: a prospective study of adolescents in a high tuberculosis prevalence setting in South India (The University of Bergen, 2012-04-11)Background -Under-nutrition is associated with sub-optimal or false -negative tuberculin responses, while BCG vaccination may produce false-positive reactions. The two-step tuberculin test may be of value in populations ...Master thesis
Diagnosing tuberculosis among 609 adolescents (aged 12-18 years) with symptoms suggestive of tuberculosis at the Palamaner diagnostic Centre, South India (The University of Bergen, 2012-04-18)Background: Tuberculosis (TB) accounts for 1.7 million deaths, according to the recent WHO report. India alone accounts for one fifth (21%) of all the TB cases globally. Mycobacterial pathogens are classified into Typical ...Master thesis
Health and Oral Health related knwoledge, attitudes and behaviors - a study of secondary school students in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A cross sectional study of 16-20 year old students (The University of Bergen, 2012-05-18)Aim: To assess the socio-demographic distribution, relationship and levels of health and oral health related knowledge, attitudes and behaviors among secondary school students in Dar-es-Salaam region, Tanzania. Methods: ...Master thesis