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Contact Tracing

Contact Tracing

Contact tracing and population screening for tuberculosis – who should be assessed?

Contact tracing and population screening for tuberculosis – who should be assessed?

Contact tracing and population screening for tuberculosis – who should be assessed?

Case Isolation and Contact Tracing Can Prevent the Spread of Smallpox

Enhancing Bayesian risk prediction for epidemics using contact tracing

HIV with contact tracing: a case study in approximate Bayesian computation

‘Searching for Mary, Glasgow’: Contact Tracing for Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Twentieth-Century Scotland1

Estimating the number of Cubans infected sexually by human immunodeficiency virus using contact tracing data

A non‐linear model for a sexually transmitted disease with contact tracing

Urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infections in general practice: diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and contact tracing.

Tracing the path of DNA substrates in active Tetrahymena telomerase holoenzyme complexes: mapping of DNA contact sites in the RNA subunit

Behavioral and Molecular Tracing of Risky Sexual Contacts in a Sample of Chinese HIV-infected Men Who Have Sex With Men

Editorial Commentary: Contact Tracing in Children Exposed to an Index Case of Tuberculosis: The Need, the Challenge, and the Impact

Contact tracing and antiviral prophylaxis in the early stages of a pandemic: the probability of a major outbreak

Barriers and opportunities for hepatitis B testing and contact tracing in a UK Somali population: a qualitative study

The Epi Info Viral Hemorrhagic Fever (VHF) Application: A Resource for Outbreak Data Management and Contact Tracing in the 2014–2016 West Africa Ebola Epidemic


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The method of epidemic investigation that is concerned with locating the source of an infection, such as a sexually transmitted disease. It uses whatever means are most suitable in the circumstances, often painstaking field work known as shoe-leather epidemiology. The most challenging aspect of this work, requiring considerable patience and tact, is tracing contacts of sexually transmitted diseases, usually done by public health nurses.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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