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created Oct 14 2016

updated Aug 30 2017

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Ratio: Number of persons completing treatment for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) who, during the contact investigations of AFB sputum-smear positive TB cases, have been found to have LTBI and initiated treatment among all persons who, during the contact investigations of AFB sputum-smear positive TB cases, have been found to have LTBI and initiated treatment.
Definition: Percent of persons completing treatment for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) who, during the contact investigations of AFB sputum-smear positive TB cases, have been found to have LTBI and initiated treatment.
Data Source: Tuberculosis Information Management System, New Jersey Department of Health Tuberculosis Control Program, Division of HIV, STD, and TB Services

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