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Latent Tuberculosis

"Latent Tuberculosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The dormant form of TUBERCULOSIS where the person shows no obvious symptoms and no sign of the causative agent (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) in the SPUTUM despite being positive for tuberculosis infection skin test.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Latent Tuberculosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Latent Tuberculosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 78 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2012 and 2017
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.