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Research Article

Source Case Investigation for Children with TB Disease in Pune, India

Table 3

Characteristics of prevalent TB cases and new TB suspects in the household.

Confirmed, known TB cases
()
TB suspects
()

Relation to pediatric source case
 Parental caregiver11 (68%)c3 (21%)
 Sibling2 (12%)7 (50%)
 Other family 3 (18%)4 (28%)
Children 2 (13%)8 (57%)
 Median age, years (IQR)6.5 (6.2–6.7)4.0 (2.0–6.0)
 HIV-positive0 (0%)0 (0%)
 HIV status unknown0 (0%)5 (35%)
Adults 14 (87%)6 (42%)
 Median age (IQR)30 (24–34)30 (25–46)
 HIV-positive4 (25%)2 (14%)
 HIV status unknown0 (0%)2 (14%)
Treatment history
 Started TB treatment15 (93%)0 (0%)
 Completed TB treatment7 (43%)0 (0%)
 Given isoniazid preventive therapy0 (0%)0 (0%)

HIV: human immunodeficiency virus, IQR: interquartile range, TB: tuberculosis.
aOne child had 2 known TB cases in the household.
bTwo children each had 2 TB suspects in each of their homes.
cSix maternal and five paternal caregivers.

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