Implementing TB screening in street youth

Szkwarko, D., Mercer, T., Kimani, S., Braitstein, P., Buziba, N., & Carter, E. J. (2016). Implementing intensified tuberculosis case-finding among street-connected youth and young adults in Kenya. Public Health Action6(2), 142-146.

Abstract: Street-connected youth and young adults (SCY) suffer a myriad of health problems. In Kenya, SCY are at high risk for tuberculosis (TB) due to their congregate living situations. TB screening is not routinely implemented in SCY and there has been no published literature on the burden of TB in SCY in western Kenya.

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