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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 752709, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/752709
Research Article

Determinants of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Inmates at Mangaung Maximum Correctional Facility in Bloemfontein, South Africa

1School of Health Sciences, Monash University, 144 Peter Road, Ruimsig, Johannesburg 1794, South Africa
2School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Park Town, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
3HIV/AIDS, STI and TB (HAST) Research Program, Human Sciences Research Council, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria 002, South Africa
4Department of Health Studies, University of South Africa (UNISA), 1 Preller Street, Muckleneuk, Pretoria 0002, South Africa

Received 14 October 2014; Revised 9 February 2015; Accepted 10 February 2015

Academic Editor: David C. Perlman

Copyright © 2015 Peter Nyasulu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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