Knowledge and stigma of latent tuberculosis infection in Brazil: implications for tuberculosis prevention strategies

Jun 10, 2020

High proportions of this representative Brazilian population had knowledge of latent M. tuberculosis infection (LTBI) and were willing to seek treatment for it. However, such knowledge was associated with TB-specific stigma. Strategies to educate and implement treatment of latent tuberculosis must include efforts to decrease TB stigma. BMC Public Health


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