Revista de Saúde Pública
versión impresa ISSN 0034-8910
ARANTES, Gilberto Ribeiro; RUFFINO-NETTO, Antonio y NASSAR, Jannete. Tuberculin sensitivity in a community in the State of S. Paulo, Brazil. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1976, vol.10, n.3, pp. 219-226. ISSN 0034-8910. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101976000300001.
The tuberculin test standardized with 2 T.U. of PPD Rt 23 was applied to 35,680 people of all ages and both sexes, living in the municipality of Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Southeast region of Brazil. The aspect of the histograms representative of the tuberculin sensitivity suggests the existence of infections by Anonymous Mycobacteria in this area.
Palabras llave : Tuberculin sensitivity; Anonymous mycobacteria; Tuberculin test.