The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on screening for latent tuberculosis infection in adults. The Task Force recommends screening among adults who are at increased risk but do not have symptoms of tuberculosis. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/latent-tuberculosis-infection-screening. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the September 6 online issue of JAMA.
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