Is Cutaneous Tuberculosis Infectious? A Case Presentation and Practical Management Plan Conference Paper uri icon

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abstract

  • AbstractInfection control measures for cutaneous tuberculosis in the absence of pulmonary disease are problematic. Delays in diagnosis can lead to the exposure of many individuals. This article describes a case of cutaneous tuberculosis and the subsequent contact investigation. Strategies for infection control and their practicality are discussed.

publication date

  • November 2003