Haddad MB, Foote MK, Ray SM, Maggio DM, Sales RM, Kim MJ, Kempker RR, Spaulding AC. Substantial overlap between incarceration and tuberculosis in atlanta, georgia, 2011. Open forum infectious diseases. 2014 Mar;1(1). ofu041. PMID: 25734108 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4324203
Standard tuberculosis case reporting captures incarceration at diagnosis only. This retrospective analysis of 106 US-born adults with prevalent tuberculosis in 2011 found that 46.2% had documented histories of being in jail or prison, including 16.0% during the year before diagnosis.