Household fuel use and latent tuberculosis infection in a Nepali population.

Affiliation

Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The risk of developing latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) associated with cooking with solid fuels is unknown. This study examined the relationship between household fuel uses and LTBI in adults living in Nepal, a country with a high incidence of tuberculosis.

Keywords

Biogas,Diyos,Latent tuberculosis infection,Liquefied petroleum gas,Wood smoke,

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